Category: Family Conversations

Back to School: Create a Family Media Plan

The start of a new school year is a great time to revisit your family’s media habits and create a family media plan. The American Academy of Pediatrics has a comprehensive tool that you can use to create your own customizable family media plan.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/08/18/back-to-school-create-a-family-media-plan/

Generation Z and Social Media

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What’s it like to be a teenager these days, growing up surrounded by technology and participating in social media?  Sixteen-year-old Cole offers some insights.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/08/17/generation-z-and-social-media/

How much screen time is ok?

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Kids are spending more time with screen media — and at younger ages — than ever before. But there really is no magic number that’s “just right.” What’s more important is the quality of kids’ media use, how it fits into your family’s lifestyle, and how you engage with your kids.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/06/20/how-much-screen-time-is-ok/

Middle School Students’ Reflections on Technology

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St. Vrain middle school students were recently asked to think about how technology impacts how they learn in school and at home. Follow the link to hear some of their thoughts.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/06/19/middle-school-students-reflections-on-technology/

Video Reflection: Make It a Part of Everyday Learning!

Having children talk about or “reflect” on their learning helps build connections in their brains. Technology tools can enrich this conversation and empower students to extend their learning through video reflection.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/05/19/video-reflection-make-it-a-part-of-everyday-learning/

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