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Digital Parent Learning Presentation from Oct. 17th.  "Setting Limits"




Here are other resources to assist parents of students that are part of the 1:1 iPad initiative. 
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Be Web Smart
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Website built for the analog parent in a digital world  Apr 10, 2013, 12:34 PM whs web
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CommonSenseMedia.org
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CommonSenseMedia.org has a great assortment of videos and articles that explain how parents can help teach digital citizenship.  Oct 17, 2012, 8:45 AM whs web
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Convert hard copies (worksheets, notes, assignments) to digital copies
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With FasterScan, scanning and sending a document as high-resolution PDF or JPEG is a matter of seconds. In addition, you can draw lines or annotate on the scanned image before saving it as a PDF document. The image quality is very close to what you can get from a flatbed scanner.  Oct 17, 2012, 8:01 AM whs web
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Eanes ISD iPad Initiative: LEAP
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This site provides information in regards to the iPad initiative at Eanes ISD  Oct 15, 2012, 8:43 AM whs web
Ċ eBackpack Parent Letter_revised.pdf
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This letter shares detailed info for parents to gain access to eBackpack and what that resource provides.  76k v. 1 Oct 25, 2013, 8:39 AM whs web
Ċ eBackpack_Student_User_Guide.pdf
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eBackpack One Page Student User Guide  199k v. 1 Oct 17, 2012, 8:54 AM whs web
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GUIDED ACCESS FOR IPHONE AND IPAD WILL BENEFIT TEACHERS AND PARENTS
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Apple’s iOS 6 introduces a feature that will benefit teachers and parents alike. Guided Access is a new accessibility function on the iPhone and iPad that lets you disable certain controls within an app and prevents kids from navigating away.  Oct 17, 2012, 7:51 AM whs web
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How to cut down on your kids' screen time
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Our kids spend their days surrounded by screens. With TVs, computers, iPads, video game consoles, and smartphones, it’s almost impossible to avoid a media overload. And the problem is only getting worse: studies have shown that 8- to 18-year-olds now spend an average of over 7½ hours a day with some form of media. But how can parents tackle this problem? What is a normal amount of screen time, and what tools are available to help us set acceptable limits?  Oct 31, 2012, 6:21 AM whs web
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How to restrict iMessage
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Contrary to popular belief you CAN restrict iMessage on an iPod touch, iPad, or iPhone. Setting restrictions using parental controls for iMessage is a 2-step process.  May 28, 2013, 8:36 AM whs web
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How to use Restrictions, the "Parent Controls" on the iPad
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How to Set Up iPad Parental Controls and Content Filtering: Apple provides some decent restrictions, allowing you to turn off certain apps, keep your kid from downloading more or buying things from inside an app, and even hiding inappropriate content. The the iPad’s restrictions don’t give parents options for safe web browsing, but there’s a good app for that.  Oct 17, 2012, 8:44 AM whs web
Ċ iPadTipsForParents.pdf
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5 Quick Tips for Parents with a child in a 1:1 iPad initiative    279k v. 1 Oct 31, 2012, 6:33 AM whs web
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New features in iOS 6
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The Do Not Disturb feature and Notifications in settings on the iPad are great tools to enable when distractions from other services (email, iMessage, social media apps) are not welcome or needed.  Oct 17, 2012, 8:41 AM whs web
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OpenDNS
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Home Solution for Internet filtering - one way to make your Internet safer at home.  Apr 10, 2013, 12:37 PM whs web
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Parent Concerns and Answers in a 1:1
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This blog post talks about some of the issues a parent may come across at home while their child participates in a 1:1 iPad initiative. This blog post covers the issues and presents many great solutions to help the parent guide their child in 1:1 iPad environment  Oct 15, 2012, 7:31 AM whs web
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Parent eBackpack Link
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Parents may choose to create an account with eBackpack. They will need one eBackpack Parent code from any one of their child's teachers.  Oct 15, 2012, 8:53 AM whs web
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Parenting in the Digital Age: Tips on Parenting w/ Technology
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This blog was created by the 1:1 initiative at the University School of Milwaukee. It was designed to give some parenting advice when it comes to iPads at home. I contains several ideas and resources to help parents create guidelines for their children to follow at home.  Oct 31, 2012, 6:29 AM whs web
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Parent Tips for Supervision
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Great resource for parents created by a 1:1 school in Australia.  Oct 15, 2012, 8:33 AM whs web
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Setting up restrictions on the iPad
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This is another article on how to setup restrictions on any iOS device, iPhone, iPod, iPad  Oct 17, 2012, 8:47 AM whs web
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Student eBackpack login page
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The is the Eanes eBackpack login page for staff and students  Oct 15, 2012, 8:53 AM whs web
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What is new in iOS 6?
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The notification center in Settings on the iPad has changed. Now students can setup a Do Not Disturb setting to stop the distractions from various notifications, such as new iMessage, new email, etc.  Oct 15, 2012, 8:32 AM whs web