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St. Mary's Parent Night 2016

posted May 9, 2016, 9:18 PM by Adrienne DeWolfe   [ updated Sep 20, 2016, 5:38 PM ]
Parenting in the Digital Age

Instagram Privacy Settings


Post questions to:
  1. MultiMedia & Kids 
  2. Concerns 
    • Privacy
    • Digital Reputation
    • Inappropriate Content
    • Screen Time
    • Cyberbullying
  3. Resources and Tips
  4. Discussion & Questions

1. Get involved in their digital lives

2. Initiate conversations and consider family media use agreements

3. Talk about your concerns, and tell your children you won’t blame them 
4. Set a positive example
5. Keep current and sign up for newsletters
6. Get to know parental controls on your gadgets
7. Keep computer in a public place

8. Have a cell phone parking area
  • No phones at bedtime 
9. Consider your lease policy 

10. Help older teens monitor their digital reputation


Activity 1

- Use Commonsense media to search reviews

Share with your group.

- Review the Top Picks for some suggested apps and websites.

CommonSense Media site image to show how to search reviews.

Activity 2 & 3

Setting up safe searching on google and youtube.

CommonSense Media Use Agreement