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Q&A with Dr. Devorah Heitner

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St. Vrain Valley Schools recently partnered with Dr. Devorah Heitner to host a conversation on the challenges and opportunities facing our students, parents, and educators around technology use. Attendees were invited to submit questions for Dr. Heitner, but limited time prevented us from addressing them all. Read on to see the questions submitted along with responses created in partnership with Dr. Heitner.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/04/15/qa-with-dr-devorah-heitner/

Building Digital Media Literacy Skills

Media literacy is a skill we work to build in students to develop good habits around finding authentic and credible sources. The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) has created a parent’s guide to assist families in starting media literacy conversations at home.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/04/12/building-digital-media-literacy-skills/

Digital Library

The SVVS District Digital Library offers eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming media for all students and district staff. Over 130,000 digital books were checked out last year – more than any other district in the U.S!

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/11/21/digital-library/

Having Fun Exploring Online

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When we read an interesting story that grabs our attention and leads us down a path to something new, we can get lost exploring a world we didn’t know existed. How might we foster this kind of growth in our students?  

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/11/21/fun-exploring-online/

Thinking Differently About Digital Devices at Home

Conversations about the use of digital devices and the boundaries of screen time are important for families. Here are some great resources for thinking about digital devices as a family.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/10/20/thinking-differently-about-digital-devices-at-home/

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