Category: The New Digital World

2019 Research on Kids, Phones, and Media

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Common Sense Media recently released findings from their 2019 census that surveyed parents and children about their media use. A representative sample of more than 1600 tweens and teens provides information on how much time kids are engaging with media and what activities they are engaged in.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/12/01/2019-research/

7 Steps to Good Digital Parenting

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The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) offers a toolkit for families that describes seven steps on the journey of parenting in a digital age.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/10/21/7-steps-to-good-digital-parenting/

Media Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Media and digital devices are an integral part of our world today. This article from the American Academy of Pediatrics contains tips to help parents promote healthy digital habits for their children and teens.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/09/14/media-recommendations-from-the-american-academy-of-pediatrics/

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/

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