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Demystify Your Digital Life

Reminder: When you pick up your device in front of your child, do your writing and editing out loud.  Set the expectation that digital communication requires thoughtfulness. 

Speak Up and share your thoughts about how you communicate online.  Talk about the Thumbs Down skills you are using.  For example, as you draft an email or text, comment out loud on why you picked one word over another. Contemplate if what you are writing would be better communicated offline. You can also consider out loud if you should wait to post or send something. 

Narrating
Ongoing

Make it a Family Affair!

Narrating
Until your pet or stuffed animal is an influencer!
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Accentuate the Positive

Narrating
Every so often
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 Go Team!

Modeling
Ongoing
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Flip the Script

Modeling
5 minutes
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Tone Deaf

Problematic Posts
5 minutes
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Text Together For Tone

Problematic Posts
10 min
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Building the Mindfulness Muscle

Screen/Life Balance
Ongoing
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Demystify Your Digital Life

Narrating
Ongoing
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Move It Offline

Complicated Communication
5-10 min
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Fire Drill

Problematic Posts
10-15 minutes
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TDSU-Libs

Get Started
5 minutes
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Let Your Tween Be Your Tour Guide!

Get Started
10 minutes
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Build Your Trusted Team

Get Started
10 minutes
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What Would YOU Like

Get Started
5 mins
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Text With Your Tween

Trusted Team
Every so often
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Be the School Principal

Problematic Posts
5-10 mins
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Get Permission Before Posting

Modeling
Every so often
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Scavenger Hunt

Problematic Posts
5 mins
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Sit Back and Scroll

Narrating
2 mins
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