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Raising Digitally Responsible Youth - Parent Engagement Session

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Raising Digitally Responsible Youth - Parent Engagement Session
by Jane Couillard - Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 7:18 AM

The District will be hosting a valuable Parent Engagement Session on the evening of Wednesday, September 26th at the HGEC. The session, Raising Digitally Responsible Youth, is free and open to all parents of school-aged children. 

With society heading in a direction of being constantly connected to technology, what do we need to know as parents to protect our kids and teach them responsible and appropriate use of technology? The parameters of rules and expectations that you put in place at home will undoubtedly guide their behaviour in the years to come. 

Please join us for an informative presentation which will cover the following topics and more! 

Social Media Update – The most current apps & trends in their social media lives 

Pick Your Battles! – You will have to balance the yin with the yang, promote independence whilst taking a strong stance on certain subjects 

Current Research – Brain development & technology, violent video games 

Digital Footprint and Reputation – With their future approaching, recruiters and employers are taking note – what will they find? 

Tips & Tricks to Use at Home