Category: Setting Limits

Hints for Balancing Tech Use Over the Holidays

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What’s topping your kids’ holiday wish lists this year? Chances are it has a screen, Internet access, and games. Read more to learn how to balance family tech use over the holiday break.

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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?

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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/

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