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

TheNextTechThing.blogspot.com

DaveEisenmann.com


Conversation items your student should be able to discuss with you from today’s presentation:

Bullying/Cyber Bullying

Digital Footprint

Clean Screen / Mind

Healthy Balance

Healthy Habits

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

Android phone: https://www.netnanny.com/blog/how-to-set-parental-controls-for-android/


How to set time limits for Netflix, Playstation, Xbox

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/search/how%20to%20set%20time%20limits

Additional Parental Controls

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/parents-ultimate-guide-to-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

https://www.crisistextline.org/texting-in?scrlybrkr=e5d635e8

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.

Parent App

Securly offers a parent product option that will be helpful for those families who opt to use it on their personal device. Ask us about the parent app for Securly. You can install it on your phone or iPad to get access to what sites your student (Grades 6-12) is using on the school owned device while at home.