Tag: family conversations

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/

Relationship Advice?

It’s February and many of us are having conversations about relationships. One relationship that often gets overlooked is the relationship we have with our own technology.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/02/22/relationship-advice/

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.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/12/14/screentime-and-learning/

Computer Science Education Week, 2017

During and after the school day and throughout SVVSD, students and educators will spend the week of December 4th through 10th exploring, creating, and sharing with computer science principles, which encompass topics from coding to digital citizenship to ethics to hardware and software.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/11/21/computer-science-education-week-2017/

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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