Soon after kids start reading and writing, they often begin interacting with others online. Whether they're chatting within games or texting family members, kids need the skills to interact respectfully. These skills will help kids -- and the people they're communicating with -- have positive experiences online. Throughout December, be on the lookout for these 4 Family Tips for elementary families who are looking to build a strong foundation for online relationships and communication! 1. Give them the right words. 2. Play a game of telephone. 3. Help kids navigate online friendships. 4. Develop their instincts.
about 13 hours ago, EdTech@Oly
Family Tips
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6 days ago, Michelle Maris
coat give away
Did you miss last night's session on Emotional Regulation? Check out the replay to find out what e-motion is: It's a good session worth your time.
7 days ago, Michelle Maris
emotional regulation
Did you miss last night's session on Emotioanl Regulation? Check out the recording for what e-motion means: It was a good session worth your time.
7 days ago, Michelle Maris
emotional regulation
Olympia High School National Honor Society is sponsoring a letters from Santa project. NHS students will write letters as Santa to your kids for Christmas. There is no cost. If interested, please fill out the required questions below, so we are able to make the letters customized. These letters will be written, and mailed to your house before Christmas! Forms are due Friday, December 8th, 2023. Fill out a new form for each child.
8 days ago, Lisa Steve
My kid seems addicted to her phone. What do I do? It may seem like your kid is addicted (and may even "feel" addicted) to the phone, but it's more likely normal teen behavior. Read more:
8 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Can't make it tonight? Go ahead and register, that way the recorded session will show up in your inbox. Watch at your convenience!
8 days ago, Michelle Maris
emotional face of kid
The Olympia National Honor Society is sponsoring a Toys for Tots Drive at the girls home basketball games tonight and tomorrow, against Prairie Central, then Dee-Mack. New toys or cash donations are appreciated! Bring your family and friends to enjoy the games and help support your local Toys for Tots!
9 days ago, Lisa Steve
Toys for Tots
Family Tip 5: Help kids identify healthy behaviors
9 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Family Tip 5
Ditch the Distractions: Supporting Kids and Teens with Phone Notifications. How to help kids with managing device notifications and maintaining their digital well-being.
13 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Ditch the Distractions
Family Tip 4: Watch and play together
14 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Family Tip 4
Only one week away! Sign up for Zoom link to show up in your inbox. All parents encouraged to join us.
15 days ago, Michelle Maris
Article: New Healthy Media Habits for Young Kids Now that screen-time recommendations are more flexible, it's time for new rules. ~Caroline Knorr
15 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Health media habits
Family Tip 3: Establish clear family rules
19 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Family Tip 3
Concerned about your kid's digital life? Here are five signs that they have a healthy relationship with screens.
20 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Healthy Screentime
Did you know that as a Spartan Parent you have access to parent supports and coaching 24/7? This school year we have a partnership with Parent Guidance. Check out their website -
21 days ago, Michelle Maris
Happy School Board Appreciation Day to our school board members! Thank you for all you do for the District.
21 days ago, LAURA O'DONNELL
Looking for ways to manage your kid's device use? Check out these five easy screen-time tips.
22 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Screen Time Tips
Families, our next parent session is only 2 weeks away. Join us for this FREE hot topic session on Emotional Regulation.
22 days ago, Michelle Maris
parent session
Family Tip 2: Try parental controls
23 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Family Tip 2