Parenting in the Digital Age

Cancelled
Facilitator(s): Christine Quong
Date:April 14, 2020
Time:6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost:
No charge
Location: Edmonton (Londonderry Public Library)
Suite 166 Londonderry Mall, 137 Ave 66 St NW
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Course code: 20-TI-126

Target Audience

Parents; School volunteers

About this learning opportunity

Digital Citizenship needs to be an ongoing conversation with our children.

In this session, we will discuss the ever changing digital landscape our kids are growing up in. Although it may seem that today’s kids know more about technology than most adults, they still require guidance. For many parents, this new reality may be overwhelming and at times scary.  

There are both negative and positive examples of how technology, especially social media, are being used. Sometimes we only see the negative examples on TV and in mainstream media, but there are positive models out there that our kids need to see; people using technology to connect, collaborate, learn and contribute globally!  

Tips and advice will be shared on how families can help their children navigate this new reality with a balanced approach.

This session addresses the TQS competency #1: Fostering Effective Relationships

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Christine Quong is on secondment as an Educational Technology Consultant to the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium. Prior to this, she served as a Collaborative Lead Teacher for Pembina Hills Public Schools where she facilitated and led the professional collaborations among teachers and supported their application of universal design for learning and differentiated instruction. Her 14 years of experience as an educator has been teaching primarily K-6. She completed her Masters of Education in Educational Technology at the University of Alberta and is a Google for Education Certified Trainer.

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