Julie Read

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iPad Insurance

Have you purchased iPad insurance yet? The open enrollment window closes Friday, September 13th.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/08/25/ipad-insurance/

Building Digital Media Literacy Skills

Media literacy is a skill we work to build in students to develop good habits around finding authentic and credible sources. The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) has created a parent’s guide to assist families in starting media literacy conversations at home.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/04/12/building-digital-media-literacy-skills/

Keeping Up With App Trends

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There’s no shortage of social media, video-sharing, and homework-help apps that are popular with teens and tweens. And while it’s nearly impossible to keep up with every new app, it’s still important to know the specifics of what new or up-and-coming apps you might see.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/04/11/keeping-up-with-app-trends/

Healthy Bedtime Routines

Sleep experts agree that teens need around nine hours of sleep a night, but by 2015, 43 percent of teens reported sleeping less than seven hours a night on most nights – meaning almost half of U.S. teens are significantly sleep-deprived. Should bedrooms be a no-phone zone? Read more for practical suggestions for teens and their families.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/01/15/healthy-bedtime-routines/

Hints for Balancing Tech Use Over the Holidays

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What’s topping your kids’ holiday wish lists this year? Chances are it has a screen, Internet access, and games. Read more to learn how to balance family tech use over the holiday break.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/12/19/hints-for-balancing-tech-use-over-the-holidays/

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