Parenting in the Digital Age
We welcome parents of young children to join us!
- Connect with our educators and share your experiences.
- Meet and mingle with parents.
- Enjoy finger food.
- Bring your child — free childcare and snacks provided.
Sharpen your media literacy skills! Find out how the media influences your child from an early age, and what you should do about it.
TECH SAVVY PARENTING
How much screen time should young children have? How do you negotiate this? What types of digital technology support brain development and education?
How do we maintain a balance between sharing and oversharing on social media? How do we construct our children’s online lives in ways that are safe and supportive?
Meet Tara, our Co-Principal who specializes in Women & Gender Studies. Tara is passionate about promoting self-esteem and confidence in young women.
Dr. FAYE MISHNA
Meet Dr. Mishna, Dean and Professor, at the Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. Dr. Mishna has conducted extensive research on cyber abuse/cyber bullying and cyber counselling; and school-based interventions for students with learning disabilities.
Meet Beth, our Primary and Junior School teacher who specializes in science, math, and media literacy. Beth loves helping students solve mysteries and find creative solutions to problems.
Meet Alana, our Head of Pedagogy, who is skilled at coaching teachers and designing innovative curriculum. Alana is fascinated by online lives, and dedicated to creating safe and supportive environments for children.
Help Spread the Word!
This workshop is open to the public and we encourage you to spread the word by:
- Sending friends our event poster and/or brochure
- Sharing our digital event ad on social media
- Forwarding friends our event registration link
May 28, 2015 at 6:30pm – 8pm
The Linden School
10 Rosehill Ave
Toronto, ON M4T1G5
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