Category: Family Conversations

Are you covered? (iPad insurance reminder)

We strongly encourage parents of 6th-12th grade students with iPads to obtain the insurance offered by the district. The insurance is a tremendous value for only $35 in case of accidental damage, loss or theft. Also, one of the “hidden values” is that if your student’s iPad ever becomes damaged they will get one back in …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/08/25/insurance/

One word to describe “Camp iPad for Parents”

Many interested parents attended the second Camp iPad for Parents event at Coal Ridge Middle School on April 23rd. Parents learned tips and tricks, how to adjust settings on an iPad to their liking, visited with teachers and students, discussed “wonderings” and concerns with fellow parents and educators, and enjoyed meeting parents from around the district. We discussed screen …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/04/24/one-word-to-describe-camp-ipad-for-parents/

Backup and Pack Up Devices

Backup Devices As the school year ends it is time to think about backing up content on your student’s iPad. All documents, data, photos, and videos can be copied to your child’s district Google Drive account. Below are videos that demonstrate the steps involved in copying content from the iPad to Google Drive. Copy Images …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/04/21/backup-and-pack-up-devices/

Parents and Internet Safety – What does it mean to Stay Safe Online?

When we talk about “Internet Safety”, that generally means: Keeping your private information private – personal information, including passwords, your home address, inappropriate images, and gossip Keeping a simple online profile that doesn’t reveal too much about you and what you do, including your daily schedule. Keeping a good reputation online  – because everything you …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/04/20/parents-and-internet-safety-what-does-it-mean-to-stay-safe-online/

[Advice video] Smart Screen Time Tips

Here is another gem from the folks at Common Sense Media. Whether it’s mastering math or practicing social skills, today’s screens can teach important lessons. Get tips on how to make the most of your kids’ screen time. Click to watch video  In addition to the the coding site mentioned, many of our schools use …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/03/30/screen-time-tips/

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