Category: Learning at Home and School

A view into one high school’s tech rollout after the first 12 weeks

I want to share some examples of the type of positive impact learning technology is having from one of our schools. Julie Read, Longmont High School’s Learning Technology Coach, summarized the first twelve weeks with iPads at her school with a catchy video made on an iPad with Adobe Voice. Click here to watch the English version and click here for the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/12/07/12weeks/

5 Questions to Consider Before Buying Tech for Your Child

This video from CommonSenseMedia.org discusses E-readers, tablets, phones, gaming devices and how they are evolving faster than ever. And it’s getting harder for parents to keep up. Here are five questions for parents and grandparents to consider before buying a new device for your child. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/5-questions-to-consider-before-buying-tech-for-your-kid

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/11/27/5-questions-to-consider-before-buying-tech-for-your-child/

A Great Time of Year for Parents to Learn

Evolving technology can be a challenge for even the most tech-savvy parent, and if parents don’t understand the technology used by their children, how can they support their students? With our district-wide subscription, parents receive access to the complete Atomic Learning training library. This allows parents to stay connected, learn about the technology being used …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/11/24/al4parents/

Highlights from the September 17, 2015 Camp iPad for Parents Event

The first Camp iPad for Parents session was held on September 17th at Altona Middle School. Topics included teaching parents a few basic iPad operations, how to set parental restrictions, classroom visits,  and open discussions. Parents in attendance described the event with the following words: Awesome Informative Go! (as in, “just go to Camp iPad …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/09/18/parents-ams/

Would you like to learn more about the iPad?

Dear Parents and Guardians, If you are new to the iPad or would like to learn a few iPad tips & tricks, you may want to check out Atomic Learning’s iPad courses. Here’s how parents and guardians access the courses: Go to www.atomiclearning.com/login/svvsd Parent Username: stvrain Parent Password: valley (Staff and students should use their own …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/09/03/ipad/

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