Category: iPad Settings

Screen Time: Apple Releases New Parental Control Tools

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Screen Time, a new feature of iOS 12,  can inform parents how much time they and their kids spend on apps, websites, and more on their iPads and other Apple devices. Parents can make more informed decisions about how their children use their devices and set limits if they’d like.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/10/19/screen-time-apple-releases-new-parental-control-tools/

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/

Accessibility Features for Everyone on iPads

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iPads have some wonderful accessibility features built right in! Read more about how to take advantage of some of these supports for reading and writing.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/04/18/accessibility-features-for-everyone-on-ipads/

What are kids installing?

 Want to know what your child is installing on their device, but you don’t want to interfere with instructional apps being installed?   In restrictions turn off the ability to delete apps. This way your child can install apps anytime but they need your restriction passcode to delete apps. Check the device occasionally to see …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/11/03/what-are-kids-installing/

How can I make my middle school child’s ‘digits’ math BIGGER?

Recently, at a Camp iPad for Parents session, we were asked “How can I make my child’s digits math application look bigger? The answer from our district’s Math team is to use the iPad’s built-in Zoom feature. digits is the math program used by all SVVSD middle school students except Erie and Longs Peak Middle Schools. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/10/16/how-can-i-make-my-middle-school-childs-digits-math-bigger/

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