Category: The New Digital World

Teens and Tech: A New Landscape

Understanding how teens communicate and interact can be a challenge for parents. The constant texting, pinning, posting, liking and scrolling through that variety of apps and social media have changed the way teens interact. As parents we need to be a resource for our children in this digital world. It is important that we ask questions, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2016/03/01/teens-and-tech-a-new-landscape/

Art meets iPad

Jason Turner, Thunder Valley K8 Art teacher, recently used iPads to enhance a self-portrait lesson. This video shows a fun, engaging example of what happens when a creative teacher mixes with engaged students and exciting technologies. Enjoy! Click here to watch the video.      

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/12/09/art-meets-ipad/

A view into one high school’s tech rollout after the first 12 weeks

I want to share some examples of the type of positive impact learning technology is having from one of our schools. Julie Read, Longmont High School’s Learning Technology Coach, summarized the first twelve weeks with iPads at her school with a catchy video made on an iPad with Adobe Voice. Click here to watch the English version and click here for the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/12/07/12weeks/

A Great Time of Year for Parents to Learn

Evolving technology can be a challenge for even the most tech-savvy parent, and if parents don’t understand the technology used by their children, how can they support their students? With our district-wide subscription, parents receive access to the complete Atomic Learning training library. This allows parents to stay connected, learn about the technology being used …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/11/24/al4parents/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2015/10/16/tvk8/

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