Category: Setting Limits

Maintaining Tech Harmony at Home

In today’s digitally-fueled times, how might we teach our children to use technology in healthy ways and develop skills and habits that will help them be successful?

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/09/19/tech-harmony-at-home/

How much screen time is ok?

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Kids are spending more time with screen media — and at younger ages — than ever before. But there really is no magic number that’s “just right.” What’s more important is the quality of kids’ media use, how it fits into your family’s lifestyle, and how you engage with your kids.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/06/20/how-much-screen-time-is-ok/

Is your child ready for a smart phone?

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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/

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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