For some parents, it’s a scary thought: My child will be using the Internet today.
Will her teacher be watching closely?
Will he become too absorbed with technology?
Will she stumble upon something she shouldn’t see?
Luckily, most teachers will quickly remind you: technology in the classroom does not lead to complete anarchy. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t be involved in how the technology is being used or have apprehensions about what effect that has on your child.
Mitigate your concerns with these five tips, which will help you become more comfortable and familiar with your child’s use of technology in the classroom.
1. Talk About Safety