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NHSD Parents Invited to Next Session of Digital Boot Camp Series on Nov. 11
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North Hills School District is partnering with Northland Public Library, Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) – North Campus and North Allegheny School District to present a monthly Saturday morning Digital Boot Camp for Parents series.

A total of six sessions will be help through April and seek to educate middle school and high school parents on best practices for digital citizenship. The monthly programs will be held at the CCAC North Campus in Room 3002 from 9 to 10 a.m.

Space is limited! Interested attendees can register for these programs on the Northland Library website at www.northlandlibrary.org, in person at the adult reference desk at the library or by calling 412-366-8100 ext. 113.


Digital Boot Camp for Parents Series Schedule

  • Digital Etiquette – Nov. 11 - Covers the nuts and bolts of digital rights and responsibilities. This session will establish a digital etiquette standard in accordance with professional expectations and those of the local school districts. As summarized by the Digital Citizenship Institute: “It is not enough to create rules and policy, we must teach everyone to become responsible citizens in this society.”
  • Talking About Tech With Your Student – Jan. 20 - Talking to your student about technology is vital in raising a knowledgeable digital citizen. This session will discuss ways to initiate this conversation and cover digital health and wellness issues like internet addiction.
  • Cyber Safety – Feb. 17 - Stay safe from the growing threat of cyber criminals. Learn steps you can take to minimize risks associated with surfing the Internet and using social media sites.
  • Digital Identity – March 10 - Online applications for athletics, college admissions and financial aid, contain highly sensitive information. Protecting your digital identity is essential. This session will cover the best ways to protect your digital identity.
  • Social Media 101: What Parents Need to Know – April 21 – This session is a repeat of October’s program. – Learn to navigate the social media sites students use and to enable security features as well as the importance of knowing passwords and monitoring children’s behavior and interactions online.

 

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