Litchfield Public Schools 465
Healthy Tech Habits
Tech Healthy Kids
We hosted an amazing speaker at LMS today! Dave Eisenmann presented to our student body and staff about the importance of appropriate technology usage and cyber bullying. Please have a conversation with your child about the impact of today's presentation.
Top 10 Tips for Tech Healthy Kids. http://bit.ly/DaveTips
Conversation items your student should be able to discuss with you from today’s presentation:
Clean Screen / Mind
On your device:
Set Time Limits
Turn off Notifications
Set Bed Time Limits
Set Do Not Disturb
Apple iPhone: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201304
How to set time limits for Netflix, Playstation, Xbox
Additional Parental Controls
Additional informational resources for Parents
We encourage you to check what your child is doing on their school device and personally owned devices like cell phones. Explore the internet (or links above) for parental controls for personally own devices. Visit CommonSenseMedia.Org to find reviews or advise on what might be appropriate for your child.
For more information on understanding child and adolescent development in regards to screen time and technology, check out Erin Walsh. https://sparkandstitchinstitute.com/about/erin-walsh/
Crisis Text Line
Text HELLO to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, 24/7. We will text about whatever is a crisis to you - addiction, anxiety, assault, bullying, depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and suicide.