Category: Social Media

YouTube

YouTube offers content that educates and entertains its viewers. It is easy to get lost in this vast library of user-generated material.  Kids just love discovering new videos, but not content is not appropriate for kids. Common Sense Media has posted A Parent’s Ultimate Guide to YouTube to provides suggestions on how parents can enjoy …

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How Teens Share Information on Social Media

Social media sites are outlets for teens to share information about themselves. The shear number of social media outlets provide teens easy ways to communicate, post pictures or videos, and share thoughts and respond to others. According to a Pew Research study 81% of online teens users have an account on social media.  Do you know …

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Likes and Self Esteem

How can a simple button have so much impact on self esteem? For today’s teens it can be directly related. When that Like button is clicked it means people like what you have to say and people think what you share is important. It means people are paying attention to you. For teens there is …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2016/01/01/likes-and-self-esteem/

How Important Is My Social Media Footprint? [online training course]

Atomic Learning has an online social media “footprint” class available for both parents and students. Your social media footprint is important and can follow you forever. This training offers some suggestions for managing your social media footprint and being more vigilant in the future. By the end of the training, you’ll be able to: Analyze your social media footprint …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/12/16/footprint/

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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