Category Archive: Time Management

Jan 19

Screentime and Setting Healthy Limits

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated their recommendations for screen time for children to move away from strict time limits and toward an expectation that families pay attention to the types and quality of media interactions that children are engaging in. Learn more about the recommendations and how to start this conversation with your family here.

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Apr 28

Five Simple Steps to a Healthy Media Diet

Here are Five Simple Steps to a Healthy Media Diet from Common Sense Media. Choose the good stuff Watch, listen and play together Walk the walk Keep a balance Watch the clock Click here to watch the video. https://d1pmarobgdhgjx.cloudfront.net/parenttip/PT_healthy-media-diet-2016.mp4

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Sep 22

Homework on the iPad

Now that my children are using iPads at school, I notice that they are having to do more school work online. They have to  access their teacher’s Schoology page for assignments, use the Internet to access textbooks, and they conduct online research or other work within the Google Apps. How am I supposed to know …

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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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