Tag: screen time

5 Questions Teachers Wish You Would Ask Them

“No TV until your homework is finished!” Is this phrase familiar from your own childhood? Today, learning and technology are often enmeshed and it can be tough for parents to know when or how to draw a line.

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6 Ways to Help Your Kids Stop Multitasking During Homework

Our friends at CommonSense Media share six ways to help your kids stop multitasking. Number six may remind you of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s quote, “Your actions speak so loudly I cannot hear a word you are saying.”      

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Introducing a great resource for parents – Common Sense Media

This is an appropriate time of year to remind parents of the helpful resources provided by the Common Sense Media organization. Common Sense is the nation’s leading independent non-profit organization dedicated to empowering students and parents to thrive in a world of media and technology. Topics include: Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, etc.) Screen time Online …

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5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens

It seems Star Wars is everywhere and the folks at Common Sense Media recently shared five conversations families may want to have with their children: What role does violence play in the story? Do scenes of explosions and space battles affect you differently from those of close-up, one-on-one duels and killings? Why do you think that is? And what makes …

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[Advice video] Smart Screen Time Tips

Here is another gem from the folks at Common Sense Media. Whether it’s mastering math or practicing social skills, today’s screens can teach important lessons. Get tips on how to make the most of your kids’ screen time. Click to watch video  In addition to the the coding site mentioned, many of our schools use …

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