Category: Tips

Maintaining Focus

In an age of constant dings, beeps, badges, and pop-ups, it’s easy to lose focus and wander down a rabbit hole of distraction. How can we help our children develop healthy habits and maintain focus amidst distractions?

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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.

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Schoology Tips for Parents

Schoology is the district’s Learning Management System, a tool for teachers and students to organize, deliver, access, and interact with learning materials. Read on to learn more about how to access Schoology as a parent.

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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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