Parent Tech Academy

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The Parent Technology Academy is a place where parents can come to learn about current trends in social media, online websites, and tools their students use each day at school. This Academy is a place to pull back the curtain on the many apps and websites that students use on a day to day basis in and out of school. Ever wonder what all those apps are on your child’s phone?

Previous Sessions:

Parenting in a Digital World
 Parenting in a Digital World

Sessions include :

• Top Apps Parent Need to Know

• Skyward Family Access

• Social Media and college 

• Understanding Google Docs

 • Internet Safety

• Digital Citizenship

 • Minecraft for Parents

• Fortnite For Parents

 • Student Panel discussions

• Device Free Dinners


Parent Tech 

Sessions are held via Webex, and when possible also hosted at various GCISD campus locations. 

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02.12.19 Hour of Code
01.23.19 Social Media and LinkedIn
LinkedIn Student Profiles
03.21.19 Internet Addiction
04.16.19 PTA Apps Parents Need to Know
Apps You Might Want to Know
Bark Parent Monitoring Tool - GCISD Discount Code