Category: Tips

Using Screen Time Settings to Build Healthy Tech Habits

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Screen Time is a relatively new feature from Apple that provides more information about the use of the device as well as specific parental controls that might be helpful. Screen Time is a tool that is available for parents to enable on all district iPads. 

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Hints for Balancing Tech Use Over the Holidays

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What’s topping your kids’ holiday wish lists this year? Chances are it has a screen, Internet access, and games. Read more to learn how to balance family tech use over the holiday break.

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Get digitally organized in with Calendar, Photos, and Notability!

Learn about how your student’s iPad can help them get organized using Calendar, Photos, and Notability.

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Maintaining Tech Harmony at Home

In today’s digitally-fueled times, how might we teach our children to use technology in healthy ways and develop skills and habits that will help them be successful?

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How much screen time is ok?

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Kids are spending more time with screen media — and at younger ages — than ever before. But there really is no magic number that’s “just right.” What’s more important is the quality of kids’ media use, how it fits into your family’s lifestyle, and how you engage with your kids.

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