Offered as a collaborative effort of the New Trier Township Schools
Family Engagement Night - Supporting Materials
Sample Device Use Contracts
- Tessa's Revised iPhone Contract (featured in "Screenagers")
- Gregory's iPhone Contract (shared by Janell Burley Hofmann)
- Child & Parent Contract from Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI)
- Alexander's Technology Use Contract (shared by NTHS twp family)
Sherry Turkle is the director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self and the author of Reclaiming the Conversation, The Power of Talk in a Digital Age and Alone Together. The websites dedicated to her books include NPR interviews, articles, and TED Talks on her research.
Suggested Resources to support Self-Regulation & Responsibility when using your devices.
Create a Personalized Family Media Use Plan for your family. This plan will help you keep on track and build awareness of when you are using media to achieve your goals and enhance your life. https://www.healthychildren.org