Parenting in The Digital Age
On Thursday, October 11th Family Service of Glencoe, Glencoe District 35 and Dr. Georgia Bozeday (Executive Director of Rush Neurobehavioral Center) invited parents of 4th through 8th grade students to discuss:
The research on screen time and brain development
The apps and tools our children are using
Tips to support our children and parents in this digital age
The more we learn about the impact of screen time, the better we can serve our children.
Resources, slides and a recording of this event can be found by clicking here.
A Toolbox for Reading
Visit the Glencoe School District Reading Room website with many resources to support your child with reading development. Recently updated, the site includes many resources for supporting summer reading.
Visit the CASEL site and review the ways you can promote SEL across settings.
Center on Media and Child Health
Get the facts on media and their effects on your child's physical, mental and social health. Learn how your family can use media in safe and healthy ways.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology.
View many resources shared via the Family Action Network of New Trier Township schools. Join in an upcoming session to learn and grow as a parent.
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What Can Your Child Find on your Phone?
Some parents neglect to consider how their children might access Internet content differently on mobile devices, versus a desktop computer. Read this New York Times article to review 5 helpful tips to manage responsible use of mobile devices.