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PTC Parent Forum!! Growing Up in a Digital World: Wednesday, January 16th, 7:00-8:30pm in the Performance Center

posted Nov 2, 2018, 4:37 PM by Alyssa Stern   [ updated Nov 2, 2018, 4:39 PM ]
Following on the heels of her powerful presentations to parents of Pollard middle school students, Dr. Jill Walsh, BU Sociologist and Expert in Social Media, is coming here to talk to Broadmeadow parents about technology and our elementary age children. She will answer your most pressing questions regarding screen time, first apps, first phones and other topics related to growing up in a digital world.

Dr. Walsh will also discuss how we can proactively guide our kids as they begin to navigate the digital social worlds in which they will increasingly find themselves. Armed with their phones and other devices, many Broadmeadow students are already immersed in group texting, online video games like Fortnite, and social media apps like Tik Tok and Snapchat. How can we best support our children’s social and emotional well-being in this context? As parents we are learning as we go and doing our best to navigate the digital social space ourselves. What strategies can we use to help our kids thrive in their digital social worlds?

Please join us on January 16th for this important discussion. Mark your calendars today!