Media Mentorship

Grownups:  Are you worried about your child’s technology use? 

  1. Watch the recording from the Media Mentorship parent presentation. A parent who attended this event said, “What once felt scary and difficult to conquer at home now feels full of promise and actionable.”
    Video and Slideshow
    Don’t miss these highlights from the video:
    0:16 Introduction - Who Am I?
    1:47 Goals for presentation
    3:15 Technology worries
    8:41 Open House survey results
    10:41 Surprising takeaway from kids
    11:23 What is a mentor?
    11:57 A mentor is…
    39:00 What kids need: impulse control
    40:36 What kids need: foundation
    41:30 What is taught at Highland
    44:45 What is Digital Citizenship?
    46:22 Big idea
    46:57 Whoops - forgot this important idea earlier
    47:58 Upcoming events
    50:16 Resources
  2. Follow our library on Instagram @HighlandLMC for the latest digital citizenship and media mentor news, such as the recent article from USA Today that not all screens are created equal.
  3. Complete the Digital Citizenship Challenges posted on Instagram during Digital Citizenship week (October 14-18, 2019).
  4. Save the date for the next Media Mentor event: Learn how to identify if new is REAL or FAKE on Wednesday, December 4 from 6:30-7:30. This event is for adults of ALL ages. Teenagers are invited too! FREE babysitting will be provided for potty trained 3 year olds and up.


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