At 5:15 parents of MUHS 9th graders are invited to attend an open house and cookout including a presentation and conversation by PSTT. We’ll be sharing a framework that can help parents shape what they want their family tech life to look like, at home and at school. We’ll include resources and strategies to support parents on this part of their parenting journey. Let’s get this school year rolling!
Mark your calendars! PSTT (Parents Supporting Thoughtful Technology) will offer a workshop called Tweens, Teens & Screens during this multi-topic event. Parents/guardians of kids grades 6-12 welcome. PSTT’s workshop will focus on how to navigate screens at home with tweens and teens. We hope to support parents in sharing what works for them and what are the challenges they face within their own families. We’ll share some of our learning around screens and their impact on our teens/tweens. Come ready to share in small groups and gain tools for thoughtful use of technology. Other workshops will be available at this event, too.
Tuesday, April 10 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Mary Hogan Elementary School Library
All community members, especially parents, are invited to join in this conversation with local education and mental health professionals. You can expect to gain a clearer sense of the challenges kids are having at schools and homes surrounding technology, and to participate in a discussion of how to support our students. Childcare provided.
Kristin Holsman-Francoeur, Principal of Middlebury Union Middle School
Tom Buzzell, Principal of Mary Hogan Elementary School
Dr. Laura Basili, clinical psychologist specializing in therapeutic work with children, teens, and families