BHS Instructional Technology Specialist Jennifer Scheffer co-presented with me this evening at our Parent Technology Night on the topic of Parenting in the Digital Age. We are sharing the presentation and links to resources that we discussed during the hour session below. We look forward to this ever-evolving conversation regarding the online lives of our students and how we can continue to support and educate parents in supporting their children.
The evening began with the great video below What Kids are (Really) Doing Online from Cyberwise.org.
Links and Resources shared tonight
- Parent Resources from the Burlington High School Student Help Desk
- How To Follow Your Child (or Anyone) On Twitter Without Joining Twitter
- 11 Sites and Apps Kids Are Heading to After Facebook
- Resources from Google’s “Good To Know” Guide to Staying Safe & Secure Online
- Google’s Safety Tools
- Tips from parents at Google (videos)
- Google’s Family Safety You Tube Channel
- Resources from Common Sense Media
- Making Sense- Parenting, Media, and Everything in Between (blog)
- A Parent’s Guide to You Tube
- Social Networking Tips For Parents
- Parent guides provided by ConnectSafely.org
- A Parent’s Guide to Facebook
- A Parent’s Guide to Instagram
- A Parent’s Guide to Snapchat
- Resources from Facebook’s Family Safety Center
- Help Your Teens Play It Safe
- Safety Tools
- Resources from Joe Mazza- Lead Learner, Knapp Elementary School, Penn.
- eFace Today-Joe’s parent centered blog
- Global Parent-Teacher Twitter Chat
- Resources from Edutopia
- A Parent’s Guide to 21st Century Learning
- Transition Resources for Parents (elementary, middle, and high school transition advice)
- The PBS Parents Page (Resources for Pre-K through high school)Resources from parent, author, blogger, and speaker Will Richardson
cross-posted at www.patrickmlarkin.com
Patrick Larkin is the Assistant Superintendent for Learning of Burlington Public Schools in Burlington, MA and the former principal of Burlington High. He blogs about education at www.patrickmlarkin.com.