Parenting to Connected Kids - Andy Boyle

The Barrow County School System has partnered with the community to provide three, free informational sessions on important topics for families: digital citizenship, suicide prevention, and substance abuse. The Connected Parent Series is free and everyone is welcome to attend. Get the times and dates.


Instructional Technology Specialist at Kennesaw State University, Andy Boyle will share how to parent to connected kids in this digital age. As part of the iTeach Outreach initiative at KSU and as a dad, he’s focused on how to parent children in a digital world. His presentation does not focus on scare tactics, but rather positive steps parents can take to be more aware.

His presentation will share best practices and strategies for monitoring your children's digital activities, protecting their personal information, and teaching them how to behave appropriately online. Here’s an outline of his presentation:

  1. The Law
  2. The Screen Time Debate
  3. Rules, Etiquette, and Modeling
  4. Signing in and Sharing: Bookmarks and Passwords
  5. Digital Footprint/Personal Branding
  6. Family Sharing
  7. Apps and Device Usage
  8. Parenting to Connected Children
  9. Monitoring
  10. Blocking and Limiting Use
  11. Game Systems

Here is a link to Andy's complete presentation that he references in the video.

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