Technology and Parenting
Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Technology
Posted on 10/26/2016

This week, we hosted a discussion about parenting and technology.

The presentation, led by educator and consultant Jeff Utecht, ranged from what skills kids will need when they enter the workforce to how to teach good digital citizenship.

Parents also got tips on talking with their kids about appropriate ways to use devices and creating a family digital contract.

Watch a recording of the discussion below. Click on the playlist icon in the left-hand corner of the video to choose segments of the presentation.


Here are resources mentioned in the presentation:

  • Common Sense Media: A nonprofit that provides information, advice, and tools to help parents and teachers harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in kids’ lives.

  • "It's Complicated: The Social Life of Networked Teens," a book by by Danah Boyd (available at Kitsap Regional Library and from online booksellers)