Category: Learning at Home and School

Registration is open for Camp iPad for Parents (Fall 2015)

We are pleased to announce the Fall 2015 Camp iPad for Parents dates and locations. These learning opportunities are available to all parents in the district. They are best-suited for parents of students who already have an iPad as part of the Learning Technology Plan (all middle school students, and Frederick, Longmont, Lyons, Mead, and …

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One word to describe “Camp iPad for Parents”

Many interested parents attended the second Camp iPad for Parents event at Coal Ridge Middle School on April 23rd. Parents learned tips and tricks, how to adjust settings on an iPad to their liking, visited with teachers and students, discussed “wonderings” and concerns with fellow parents and educators, and enjoyed meeting parents from around the district. We discussed screen …

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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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Screen Time and Springtime

As spring arrives, the days get longer and the weather gets nicer. Kids are outside playing baseball or basketball, riding bikes or skateboards, just being outside with friends. But wait! Your kid is still on their iPad or other device watching YouTube or scrolling through Instagram or raiding villages in Clash of Clans. Here are …

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