Partnership For Success
It Takes A Village
With the advent of the Internet, social media and 24x7 information access, ensuring our students have the skills to safely and effectively navigate the web in and out of school is a critical component of preparing them for their futures. Redwood City School District is committed to working together with parents to provide safe and informed access for our students.
Ensuring students are accessing the Internet responsibly both at school and at home requires a combination of "over the shoulder" monitoring, periodically reviewing student Internet activity and educating students on the appropriate use of the Internet.
Resources for Home
Resources for Learning
G Suite (formerly Google Apps ) is a brand of cloud computing, productivity and collaboration tools, software and products developed by Google, first launched on August 28, 2006.G Suite comprises Gmail, Hangouts, Calendar, and Google+ for communication; Drive for storage; Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and Sites for collaboration;
All Redwood City School District students and teachers have Google Accounts.
Screen TimeInformation About Screen Time
How much time children spend using technology during the day is a concern for many parents. Recent studies have differentiated between active screen time and passive screen time but everyone agrees that setting expectations for overall screen time for children is important to providing a well rounded learning experience.
Common Sense Media's Screen Time Resources
The American Academy of Pediatrics revises guidelines on screen time - Forbes Article
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