Category: Digital Citizenship

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/

Relationship Advice?

It’s February and many of us are having conversations about relationships. One relationship that often gets overlooked is the relationship we have with our own technology.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/02/22/relationship-advice/

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/

Screentime and Setting Healthy Limits

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated their recommendations for screen time for children to move away from strict time limits and toward an expectation that families pay attention to the types and quality of media interactions that children are engaging in. Learn more about the recommendations and how to start this conversation with your family here.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/12/14/screentime-and-learning/

Copyright vs. Creation in the Digital Age

Teaching students to respect fair use and copyright laws is not only part of teaching them to be good digital citizens, but can also lead them to deeper learning and understanding by creating their own media.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/12/10/copyrights-plagiarism-and-content-creation-in-the-digital-age/

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