Jennifer Mccartney

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Apr 16

Is your child ready for a smart phone?

picture of child holding smart phone

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/

Mar 20

Talking to Kids about Technology Use

How we can be great models for our children, set limits collaboratively, and stay curious about the way kids are using technology?

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/03/20/talking-to-kids-about-technology/

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/

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