Category: Setting Limits

Oct 20

Thinking Differently About Digital Devices at Home

Conversations about the use of digital devices and the boundaries of screen time are important for families. Here are some great resources for thinking about digital devices as a family.

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Jan 19

Connecting with Intent: Privacy and Security Online

Creating a safe online environment for students is important to support their learning. What conversations can parents have to help students learn to protect their privacy and personal information? Learn more in this article.

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Mar 01

Device Usage

I encourage parents to have conversations with their children about how they spend their time on devices. Here is a quick way to check how a student is using a device. Open Settings Select Battery Click on the Clock icon (* this will only appear in iOS 9) See how many minutes an app is used

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Oct 16

TVK8 Camp iPad for Parents recap & reminder

The October 13th Camp iPad for Parents event at Thunder Valley K8 was attended by many caring parents. They learned how the iPads were used in classrooms, provided with several tips & tricks, and given an opportunity to discuss several topics on their minds including how to monitor their child’s online behaviors, Schoology, and more. …

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Sep 22

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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