Category: The New Digital World

Tech Use and Teen Well-Being

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Conflicting headlines on screen time have increased in recent years and can fuel anxiety among parents and educators. How much screen time is too much? Is technology use related to negative effects on health and well-being?

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/02/19/tech-teen-well-being/

Save the Date!

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Supporting and mentoring kids in the digital age is a community effort. Join St. Vrain Valley Schools and Dr. Devorah Heitner the evening of March 12th as we partner together to host a family engagement night for parents of current and incoming middle school students.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/01/16/save-the-date/

Family Conversations: Technology at Home and at School

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St. Vrain is excited to offer families of incoming 6th graders an opportunity to join a community-wide Schoology course designed to guide  families through activities and conversations around school, home, technology and learning.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/08/19/family-conversations/

Generation Z and Social Media

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What’s it like to be a teenager these days, growing up surrounded by technology and participating in social media?  Sixteen-year-old Cole offers some insights.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/08/17/generation-z-and-social-media/

Middle School Students’ Reflections on Technology

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St. Vrain middle school students were recently asked to think about how technology impacts how they learn in school and at home. Follow the link to hear some of their thoughts.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/06/19/middle-school-students-reflections-on-technology/

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