Jennifer Mccartney

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Jan 17

Protecting Children’s Privacy Online

Balancing the benefits of sharing data with the dangers can be difficult. Explore resources for parents to begin these important conversations with their children, and read stories from other families who share how they navigate data privacy in their homes.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/01/17/protecting-childrens-privacy/

Dec 11

Monitor? Or Mentor?

New technologies are changing our relationships with each other. As parents of digital natives, how can we help our kids navigate these new digital social environments? Should we monitor everything that they’re saying and sharing online?

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/12/11/monitor-or-mentor/

Dec 08

Device Free(ish) Holiday

Interested in strategies to help your family find some balance with technology over the break? Check out these tips from Common Sense Media!

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/12/08/device-freeish-holiday/

Sep 22

Privacy & Security: Using Strong Passwords

Teaching our students to protect their personal data by limiting what they share online and by using secure passwords will help them develop strong digital literacy skills.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/09/22/privacy-security-using-strong-passwords/

Sep 22

5 Questions Teachers Wish You Would Ask Them

“No TV until your homework is finished!” Is this phrase familiar from your own childhood? Today, learning and technology are often enmeshed and it can be tough for parents to know when or how to draw a line.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/09/22/5-questions-teachers-wish-you-would-ask-them/

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