Joseph McBreen

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Art meets iPad

Jason Turner, Thunder Valley K8 Art teacher, recently used iPads to enhance a self-portrait lesson. This video shows a fun, engaging example of what happens when a creative teacher mixes with engaged students and exciting technologies. Enjoy! Click here to watch the video.      

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/12/09/art-meets-ipad/

A view into one high school’s tech rollout after the first 12 weeks

I want to share some examples of the type of positive impact learning technology is having from one of our schools. Julie Read, Longmont High School’s Learning Technology Coach, summarized the first twelve weeks with iPads at her school with a catchy video made on an iPad with Adobe Voice. Click here to watch the English version and click here for the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/12/07/12weeks/

5 Questions to Consider Before Buying Tech for Your Child

This video from CommonSenseMedia.org discusses E-readers, tablets, phones, gaming devices and how they are evolving faster than ever. And it’s getting harder for parents to keep up. Here are five questions for parents and grandparents to consider before buying a new device for your child. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/5-questions-to-consider-before-buying-tech-for-your-kid

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/11/27/5-questions-to-consider-before-buying-tech-for-your-child/

A Great Time of Year for Parents to Learn

Evolving technology can be a challenge for even the most tech-savvy parent, and if parents don’t understand the technology used by their children, how can they support their students? With our district-wide subscription, parents receive access to the complete Atomic Learning training library. This allows parents to stay connected, learn about the technology being used …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/11/24/al4parents/

TVK8 Camp iPad for Parents recap & reminder

The October 13th Camp iPad for Parents event at Thunder Valley K8 was attended by many caring parents. They learned how the iPads were used in classrooms, provided with several tips & tricks, and given an opportunity to discuss several topics on their minds including how to monitor their child’s online behaviors, Schoology, and more. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/10/16/tvk8/

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