Category: Family Conversations

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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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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[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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Parents and Guardians, what do YOU want to learn?

We encourage parents and guardians to learn with the iPad too. Learning is fun and easy with Khan Academy videos. Do you want to learn about computer programming, macroeconomics, algebra, or prehistoric art?  Instructional videos teach you these topics and more.  Create a free account and start learning yourself or consider creating a Parent account and help your child …

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[Video] Simple test to spot a weak password & how the ol’ “switcharoo” trick fixes it

Why is this guy holding a dictionary and what the heck is the password “SWITCHAROO“? This short video teaches one simple way to know if you have a weak password and, more importantly, what to do about it. Introducing one of the oldest password tricks in the book, the “SWITCHAROO”: Some password “switcharoos” to consider …

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