Tag Archive: family conversations

May 19

Online Personas: How would you describe your digital/online self?

Our online personas can sometimes be quite different than our physical ones. Helping our students reflect on how their online personas differ from their personal selves (and the consequences and benefits of this) can be a healthy exercise and prepare them for their digital futures.

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Apr 17

Creating with iPads!

Utilizing technology in our classrooms enables students to create and share independent and group creations. Students are not merely consuming content, but creating to share with a wide audience! How can you inspire and support at home? Read more for some project ideas you and your student can create to share with family and friends.

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Mar 17

Reading Landscapes

Geographers are experts at reading landscapes. The surroundings of a particular area give us clues about the culture, history, and climate of that area. Families can practice reading the landscape in their own backyards and around the world with a fun online game called GeoGuessr!

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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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