Don’t have your iPad? Wifi not working? Don’t fret yet. You can still get most work/studying done! Oh no! Your school iPad isn’t charged and you can’t find the charger? Did you leave your iPad at grandmas house? The WiFi… Continue reading At Home Alternatives to the iPad
As we inch closer to the holidays you may be considering a new laptop for your current or future High School student. Below is a link sharing the current recommended specs for the BYOL Program. BYOL – Recommended Hardware Specifications… Continue reading Considering a Holiday Laptop Purchase?
Brian Allieri (Instructional Technology Specialist at the Middle School) and Pete Ritter (1:1 Coordinator and Instructional Technology Specialist) worked with parents to discuss, share, and demonstrate items about the 1:1 program at Wellesley Middle School. This post is sharing items… Continue reading 2017-2018 iPads for Parents Night
Questions about apps on your son/daughter’s iPad? Curious how teachers “distribute” and “collect” student work? Interested in iPad assistive tools and tips? Want to learn more about iPad usage and tools at home? For all middle school grades. RSVP Here!… Continue reading iPads for Parents Evening! Oct 26
Topic: Digital Citizenship, Cyberbullying and Screen Time When: Thursday, December 15, 2016, 7-8:30 p.m. Who: Dr. Elizabeth Englander from the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) at Bridgewater State University Where: WMS Auditorium Made possible by grant money, Dr. Englander’s presentation… Continue reading Presentation! Digital Citizenship, Cyberbullying and Screen Time
This year’s iPads for Parents Evening was opened up to all 3 middle school grade levels. Brian Allieri (Instructional Technology Specialist at the Middle School) and Pete Ritter (1:1 Coordinator and Instructional Technology Specialist) worked with parents to discuss history… Continue reading iPads for Parents Evening Recap
iPads for Parents Evening! Wednesday, November 16 from 6:30 – 8:00pm Wellesley Middle School Cafeteria RSVP Here! Have questions about apps on your son/daughter’s iPad? Curious how teachers “distribute” and “collect” student work? Interested in iPad assistive tools and tips?… Continue reading iPads for Parents Evening!
Guidelines on screen time and media exposure were recently shared from the American Academy of Pediatrics last week. The AAP hosted a national conference in San Francisco where 10,000 pediatricians met to discuss children’s health recommendations for 2017. Screen time,… Continue reading New Screen Time Rules for Kids by Doctors
A quick update on changes to YouTube access at home for middle school students. We have deemed that certain content on YouTube is inappropriate for middle school students. YouTube is no longer accessible on iPads while students are outside our… Continue reading Student iPad YouTube Access at Home
We welcomed parents of the 1:1 program for a hands-on iPad experience, sharing current survey data of iPad usage in the classrooms, and also to discuss the iPad in the home environment. All in 1 hour and 30 minutes! Phew!… Continue reading Parenting in a 1:1 Night Recap