Digital Bytes 22 February

Go Noodle GoNoodle is a fun way to get kids moving. From Zumba to Stretching and Mindfulness, GoNoodle will invigorate your Morning Meetings. After an initial sign up, explore the categories and find some places to start. Talk to Keri-Lee if you want some suggestions of great activities (e.g. check out Maximo‚Äôs Surfer Dude for…

Digital Bytes March 9th 2015

This week’s Digital Bytes features some excellent apps (organised by age level) for Coding, Art, Music, Writing and Film-making, a tutorial for moving incorrectly placed content in a Google Site, and some advice for parents for talking about Digital Citizenship at home with their children.

Growing Up Digital: Resources for Families

We recently hosted another edition of our annual Growing Up Digital night for grade 6 families and grade 7 and 8 families new to UWCSEA East. The evening’s primary purpose is to provide space and time to begin the important conversations between Middle School students and their parents around how and when digital technology is…

Back to School Balance (A Guide for Parents from Common Sense Media)

In this article Common Sense Media provides some simple ideas to help families scale back on time spent on digital technologies after an extended vacation.  They suggest: 1) Have a last blast 2) Prepare your children 3) Raid the library 4) Create a school year media plan 5) Be a great role model Many more suggestions and guidance on a range…