Category: Setting Limits

Setting Expectations for Technology Use at Home

St. Vrain Valley Schools provides each student an iPad for learning at school and at home. While a basic level of restrictions is set on all school devices, families are encouraged to set healthy limits for home use that meet their needs and align with their family values.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2021/05/20/expectations-technology-home/

7 Steps to Good Digital Parenting

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The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) offers a toolkit for families that describes seven steps on the journey of parenting in a digital age.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/10/21/7-steps-to-good-digital-parenting/

Disabling Private Browsing on Student iPads

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While web content is filtered on student iPads when connected to the district network, private browsing is not disabled by default. Parents may wish to use the Screen Time tool in Settings to set limits or to monitor web browsing.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/09/15/disabling-private-browsing-on-student-ipads/

Media Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Media and digital devices are an integral part of our world today. This article from the American Academy of Pediatrics contains tips to help parents promote healthy digital habits for their children and teens.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/09/14/media-recommendations-from-the-american-academy-of-pediatrics/

Keeping Up With App Trends

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There’s no shortage of social media, video-sharing, and homework-help apps that are popular with teens and tweens. And while it’s nearly impossible to keep up with every new app, it’s still important to know the specifics of what new or up-and-coming apps you might see.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/04/11/keeping-up-with-app-trends/

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