Category: Family Conversations

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/

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/

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/

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