Parent Night–some random thoughts and facts

Parent Night Talk

Poll?

  • Amount of 6th graders who have a smart device in WMS
  • Average amount of screen time 5
  • Screen time and sleep Blue Light
  • Of 130 million pictures of child pornography 1 in 4 were posted by minors and most selfies (the center for missing and exploited children)

Social Media

  • Postives
  • Concerns

Most teens think that social media has had more positive than negative effect on their lives.

43% Teens express the desire to disconnect sometimes

41% say they are addicted to their mobile devices

49% of teens say their favorite way to communicate with friends is face to face

The question is how is social media impacting their social and emotional well-being

350 million snaps are sent daily on snap chat

One of the most popular hangouts now for 8-12 year olds even though it is for 13 and up

Kik is a messaging app that is most like texting does not take data so its free if there is wifi it has 100 million users

Vine a potential place for predators

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About kreiber

Media/Tech Specialist, loves middle school students, techy, reader, life-long learner who needs a place to keep all the great books she reads and wants to share with others and a proud mom!
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