Category: Setting Limits

Apr 24

One word to describe “Camp iPad for Parents”

Many interested parents attended the second Camp iPad for Parents event at Coal Ridge Middle School on April 23rd. Parents learned tips and tricks, how to adjust settings on an iPad to their liking, visited with teachers and students, discussed “wonderings” and concerns with fellow parents and educators, and enjoyed meeting parents from around the district. We discussed screen …

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Mar 30

[Advice video] Smart Screen Time Tips

Here is another gem from the folks at Common Sense Media. Whether it’s mastering math or practicing social skills, today’s screens can teach important lessons. Get tips on how to make the most of your kids’ screen time. Click to watch video  In addition to the the coding site mentioned, many of our schools use …

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Mar 02

Don’t miss the next Camp iPad for Parents (Register today)

If you would like to learn more about: How to use an iPad (hands-on) How the Learning Technology Plan is impacting your child’s learning. Have beneficial discussions with other parents and SVVSD staff members Then register for the next Camp iPad for Parents! What: Camp iPad for Parents When: April 23, 2015 Times: 1:30 PM – …

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Feb 10

The Three Essential Kinds of iPad Parental Restrictions

The software that powers your student’s iPad has a large collection of very powerful parental controls, called restrictions, that each family can use to customize their student’s experience with their iPad. We believe that parents need to make the right decision for their families about which of these restrictions to enable to ensure appropriate use …

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Jan 07

NPR: Screentime and Emotions?

Recently, NPR posted a story on a study that claims a few days of screen access can interfere with children’s ability to detect emotions in the faces of others.  Specifically, they said: The study, published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, found that sixth-graders who went five days without exposure to technology were significantly …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/01/07/npr-screentime-and-emotions/

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