Schedule at a Glance

Parenting 2.0: What Your Parents Want to Know
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM:
Room: Michigan B
Format: Concurrent Session - 30 Minutes
Primary Essential Skill: Leadership and Vision
Secondary Essential Skill: Stakeholder Focus
Audience: Parents, Community and Business Leaders
Brief Session Description: Did your mama talk to you about sexting, cyberbullying, and watching what you post on Facebook? Parents today have new parenting challenges and issues, created by technology at school and home. When districts go BYOD or 1:1, new challenges arise at home. "Getting ready for school" means having a device fully charged before leaving home. Using the latest research, this session models a presentation to a PTA, with permission to adapt these slides to use yourself. See how you can help parents understand real issues, fears and challenges for families in a 2.0 world. The core presentation is based on sessions at school PTA meetings, Wired Safety and Wired Moms. The presenter has spoken to almost a thousand PTAs on technology topics during a dozen years, served two terms as a PTA president and seven years as district tech director. A bibliography for parent/teaching reading groups is provided.
Skill Level: Beginner