Jennifer Mccartney

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Maintaining Tech Harmony at Home

In today’s digitally-fueled times, how might we teach our children to use technology in healthy ways and develop skills and habits that will help them be successful?

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/09/19/tech-harmony-at-home/

Family Conversations: Technology at Home and at School

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St. Vrain is excited to offer families of incoming 6th graders an opportunity to join a community-wide Schoology course designed to guide  families through activities and conversations around school, home, technology and learning.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/08/19/family-conversations/

Generation Z and Social Media

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What’s it like to be a teenager these days, growing up surrounded by technology and participating in social media?  Sixteen-year-old Cole offers some insights.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/08/17/generation-z-and-social-media/

How much screen time is ok?

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Kids are spending more time with screen media — and at younger ages — than ever before. But there really is no magic number that’s “just right.” What’s more important is the quality of kids’ media use, how it fits into your family’s lifestyle, and how you engage with your kids.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/06/20/how-much-screen-time-is-ok/

Is your child ready for a smart phone?

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Devorah Heitner, founder of the blog, Raising Digital Natives, recently wrote this article: “Hold the Phone: 8 Signs Your Kid Isn’t Ready for a Phone.”

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/04/16/is-your-child-ready-for-a-smart-phone/

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