Tag: screen time

Setting Expectations for Technology Use at Home

St. Vrain Valley Schools provides each student an iPad for learning at school and at home. While a basic level of restrictions is set on all school devices, families are encouraged to set healthy limits for home use that meet their needs and align with their family values.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2021/05/20/expectations-technology-home/

Disabling Private Browsing on Student iPads

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While web content is filtered on student iPads when connected to the district network, private browsing is not disabled by default. Parents may wish to use the Screen Time tool in Settings to set limits or to monitor web browsing.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/09/15/disabling-private-browsing-on-student-ipads/

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/

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. 

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/02/21/using-screen-time-settings-to-build-healthy-tech-habits/

Tech Use and Teen Well-Being

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Conflicting headlines on screen time have increased in recent years and can fuel anxiety among parents and educators. How much screen time is too much? Is technology use related to negative effects on health and well-being?

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2019/02/19/tech-teen-well-being/

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