DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY Resources
"Raising Digital Citizens Connected to Him" Resources
- TKA 1:1 Technology Presentation with Rachel Medeiros
- TKA Digital Guide
- Managing Devices: Check out Circle which pairs with your home Wi-Fi and lets you manage every device on your network
- Amplified EDU blog series on digital citizenship
- Tech Talk Tuesday blog
- How to Keep Kids Safe Online: A Guide for Parents (published by ism, the source for private school news)
- Tips from Teens on Reducing Screen Time: Tech Talk, 8/28/18
- Netsmartz Website: Protecting Your Kids Online: Videos, tip sheets, lots of resources.
- Heads Up: Stop, Think, Connect: A guide to online interactions and safety from the Federal Trade Commission
- Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online: From the Federal Trade Commission.
- Stand Up to Cyberbullying Video: From Net Cetera
Common Sense Schools Resources
- Setting Boundaries: Device Contract & Family Media Agreement
- Family Toolbox
- Movie, TV, Book, App, Game Reviews for Parents
- Family Engagement Resources on homework, online privacy & safety, social media & devices, cyberbullying, digital balance & well-being.
- TRUTH ABOUT TECH: A Road Map for Kids' Digital Well-Being: From Common Sense Media
Parent Seminar: Teens & Tech: What Technology is Doing to Our Families and What To Do About It
- Linked here is the Powerpoint presentation and handout from this TKA seminar for families. There is a wealth of information and resources in the handout alone!
Books on Technology & Culture
- Howard Gardner and Katie Davis. The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy,and Imagination in a Digital World
- Kevin Kelly. What Technology Wants
- Neil Postman. Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology
- Nicholas Carr. The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains
- Shane Hipps. The Hidden Power of Electronic Culture: How Media Shapes Faith, The Gospel, and Church
- Sherry Turkle. Alone Together
- Catherine Steiner-Adair. The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age
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