Help! My Kid Wants to Use Social Media! Get your child -- and yourself -- ready for the next step with these conversation starters. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/help-my-kid-wants-to-use-social-media
5 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Help Post Responsibly
Check out this short video for your elementary kiddos around what a digital footprint really means. We already K-5 students posting and interacting online, so let's start some good habits early! http://bit.ly/OlyDFV2
7 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Digital Trail
As soon as you share the first photo of your kid, you're establishing their digital footprint. As kids get older and start creating their own content or engaging with others online, it's important for them to understand the tracks they're leaving behind and what those tracks might reveal. Parents can help guide kids toward creating the kind of footprint they can be proud of. https://www.commonsense.org/education/family-tips/k-5-digital-footprint-and-identity
17 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Help Post Responsibly
Mark your Calendars!
17 days ago, Stacey Boots
Family Reading Night
Student-designed yearbooks have been an Oly North tradition for many years. The contest is optional and open to all Olympia North students. We look forward to seeing all of the entries!
18 days ago, Stacey Boots
Yearbook Cover Contest
The Mclean County Health Department will be here tomorrow for the COVID vaccine clinic. Please make sure that your student brings their consent form if you wish to have them get the vaccine. NO vaccines will be given without the consent. Parents are welcome to come with their student. Please let me Katie know if you have any questions.
18 days ago, Katie Bauman
Video: bit.ly/OlyDFV1 Many kids are already posting and sharing information about themselves. But in a world where oversharing might seem like the norm, it’s important for kids to think about their digital footprints. Listen to what these teens have to say about sharing on social media. Are you making the right sharing decisions?
19 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Oversharing
In a time of 24/7 connectivity, do the benefits of online sharing outweigh the risks? In Nov. our digital citizenship focus will be on the topic of Digital Footprint & Identity. Look for posts throughout the month to use as discussion points with your family!
28 days ago, EdTech@Oly
Footprint
Q&A: 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: bit.ly/Oly_QA1
about 1 month ago, EdTech@Oly
Phone Addiction
Article: How to Set Screen Rules That Stick Easy tips for limiting kids' computer, TV, game, and movie time. | Caroline Knorr | 2/21/2019 https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/how-to-set-screen-rules-that-stick
about 1 month ago, EdTech@Oly
Screen Rules
New Healthy Media Habits for Young Kids Article Now that screen-time recommendations are more flexible, it's time for new rules. | Caroline Knorr | 10/18/2017 (older, but still great!) https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/new-healthy-media-habits-for-young-kids
about 1 month ago, EdTech@Oly
Healthy Media Habits
Come out for the Halloween Fest at OHS on October 31st!
about 1 month ago, Mandy Nowaskie
Halloween Fest
2nd graders at ONE are creating their own large scale number lines and justifying their number placement. Math is so fun!
about 1 month ago, LAURA O'DONNELL
Creating their own number line
number line fun
October is National Anti-Bullying month and Olympia North students are learning about saying “Boo to Bullying” by learning strategies to help identify and respond appropriately when placed in an unkind situation. Great work on saying #BooToBullying, Oly North!
about 1 month ago, Alyssa Jones
October is National Anti-Bullying month and Olympia North students are learning about saying “Boo to Bullying” by learning strategies to help identify and respond appropriately when placed in an unkind situation. Great work on saying #BooToBullying, Oly North!
Screen-time tips for young kids! Looking for ways to manage your kid's device use? Discover five easy screen-time tips. Video: https://d1pmarobgdhgjx.cloudfront.net/parenttip/PT_5ScreenTips_YoungKids.mp4
about 1 month ago, EdTech@Oly
Screen Time
Help keep media/tech use in check by following a few simple practices: 1. Create screen-free times and zones 2. Try parental controls 3. Establish clear family rules 4. Watch and play together 5. Help kids identify healthy behaviors Read more: bit.ly/OlyMBTipsE
about 2 months ago, EdTech@Oly
Family Tips
Screen time; the reality is that there really is no magic number that's "just right." What's more important is the quality of kids' media, how it fits into your family's lifestyle, and how you engage your kids with it. Read more: http://bit.ly/OlyScreenTime
about 2 months ago, EdTech@Oly
Screen Time
Do you multitask in front of your kids? Check out these tips to help your child reduce multitasking during homework time. https://d1pmarobgdhgjx.cloudfront.net/parenttip/PT_6WaysToStopMultitasking-new.mp4
about 2 months ago, EdTech@Oly
Multitasking
It's easy to get distracted from homework (and life) when the phone never stops pinging and the next episode plays automatically. Let's set some common sense guidelines by signing this Family Media Agreement within your family: bit.ly/OlyAgree
about 2 months ago, EdTech@Oly
Family Media Agreement