Category: Parental Restrictions

Using Screen Time Settings to Build Healthy Tech Habits

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Screen Time is a relatively new feature from Apple that provides more information about the use of the device as well as specific parental controls that might be helpful. Screen Time is a tool that is available for parents to enable on all district iPads. 

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Healthy Bedtime Routines

Sleep experts agree that teens need around nine hours of sleep a night, but by 2015, 43 percent of teens reported sleeping less than seven hours a night on most nights – meaning almost half of U.S. teens are significantly sleep-deprived. Should bedrooms be a no-phone zone? Read more for practical suggestions for teens and their families.

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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.

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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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Homework on the iPad

Now that my children are using iPads at school, I notice that they are having to do more school work online. They have to  access their teacher’s Schoology page for assignments, use the Internet to access textbooks, and they conduct online research or other work within the Google Apps. How am I supposed to know …

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