Parent Concerns

Common Sense Families  Connecting Families
The Common Sense Media website is a fantastic resource for our parents as our "Kids of all ages are swiping and scrolling, totally transfixed by screens of all sizes. Welcome to the new frontier of parenting. If you have questions on how to take control of the technology in your kids' lives, you came to the right place."

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/parent-concerns

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/connecting-families


Screenagers Movie - Growing Up in the Digital Age

SCREENAGERS probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director's own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world.


Best Practices for Parent-Teacher Communication

Parents in edtech mentor Rae Ann Smith's district no longer have to ask their kids what they did in school and be satisfied with the typical answer of "I don't know" -- they can see for themselves. Here's how this instructional technology specialist figured out how to use technology to connect with parents. Learn More


Support Digital Citizenship Legislation

Kids have never had as much access to the internet and mobile technologies at home and at school as they do today.

While technology has great promise for learning, kids don't always make sound judgments when navigating the digital world. School administrators and educators are now faced with challenges such as screen-time issues, privacy, digital footprints, and cyberbullying.

With your help, we can create a positive media and technology world in 2017.
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