Parent Tech

Register for the upcoming Parent Technology Academy Sessions

All session start times are 6:15 unless otherwise noted

Date Session Topic Location Registration
 Nov 6th Internet Saftey at School and Home

Hear about the signs of online dangers, cyberbullying and more. Then dive into tools you can use to protect your home computers just like we do those at school. 

GCISD Professional Development  Center

5800 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville, TX 76034

 Nov 13th Hour of Code - Parent Edition 

GCISD Professional Development  Center

5800 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville, TX 76034

 Jan 15th Social Media impact and Building your Student Profile on Linkedin 

Free Parent Tech Academy Session on the impact of Social Media and how students can leverage LinkedIn is next week!

Come and bring your 7-12 grade student to hear real-life stories about how students lost scholarships and other opportunities due to social media mistakes.  How can just one tweet or Facebook post cost you 12 years of hard work?  Then sit back and take notes as experts share with you how to build the perfect student profile on Linkedin. Get tips for on how to engage with colleges and scholarship organizations with this powerful networking tool.

 Feb 12th      
 Feb 19th      
 Mar 4th      
 Apr 22nd      

Fortnite For Parents  

Many have asked some come and experience Fortnite for parents.  Hear about details of the game and dive into parental settings for the various gaming systems students use to play online.

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Oct 9th 
Skyward / Remind / Google Classroom
GCISD parents come and learn about how to access Skyward Family Access. Learn tips on setting up notifications for grades, alerts and more!.  The session will also include an intro and walkthrough of Google Classroom answering questions parents might have in regards to access the content.  
Sept 4th Apps Parents Need To Know!

Ever wonder what all those apps are your children are using on their phones or personal devices? 
Want to learn about the top apps that parents must know about to protect their children from online dangers and bullying? 
Join GCISD' Chief Technology Officer Kyle Berger as he provides insights into this every changing world of technology. Learn about helpful ways to monitor your child's usage as well as tools that can help you at home.  
There are thousands of mobile apps let us help you understand some of the dangers!