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NTT: Navigating Technology Together

Coming together to support and educate families 
as we navigate today's world of technology
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Our third meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17th, 6:30pm in the school media center!
Our fourth meeting will be Thursday, May 23rd, 6:30pm in the school media center
We will offer a preschool parent night on Thursday, May 2nd, 6:00pm in the school media center
February 28, 2019- 2nd parent meeting
Nicky Gant Shared the benefits of free play and boredom:
Developmental Benefits of Free Play

Developmental Benefits of Boredom and Practical Suggestions
Hank Jacobsen shared about what the police see, what is dangerous for our kids in the digital world and a little about vaping.
January 24, 2019- First parent meeting
NTT held its first parent education night. There was a wonderful turn out with the Media Center full of parents and teachers.  We discussed Electronic Screen Syndrome and how our youngest students are affected by screen usage.  Passive screen use (TV) is far better for their brains than interactive screen use!  We discussed video gaming and the addictive nature of Fortnite.  We heard from a mom who used a reset outline in "Reset Your Child's Brain" by Victoria Dunckley to reel in the use of video games in her home.  Lastly we heard about social media for middle schoolers, and the dark sides of Snapchat and Instagram making them not good choices for middle schoolers.