Tag: screen time

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/

Screen Time: Apple Releases New Parental Control Tools

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Screen Time, a new feature of iOS 12,  can inform parents how much time they and their kids spend on apps, websites, and more on their iPads and other Apple devices. Parents can make more informed decisions about how their children use their devices and set limits if they’d like.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/10/19/screen-time-apple-releases-new-parental-control-tools/

Maintaining Tech Harmony at Home

In today’s digitally-fueled times, how might we teach our children to use technology in healthy ways and develop skills and habits that will help them be successful?

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2018/09/19/tech-harmony-at-home/

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