Oct 25, 2017 @ 8:30-9:30 (Eastern)

Technology and Resulting Changes in How Our Children Think and Learn: Implications for Parents and Educators

Neuroscientists and educators have carefully studied how the introduction, proliferation, and extensive usage of technology are impacting how children think and learn. This HSWOW session will share the latest findings to help parents and educators understand the way today’s children think and …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick
Feb 08, 2017 @ 8:30 - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Digital Parenting Tips in the Age of Social Media

This webinar will provide you with crucial information regarding the technology that our children are accessing. While a healthy exposure to technology is beneficial, we also want to recognize the risks and possible pitfalls that are present. In addition, this presentation will …

Presenter: Rabbis Efrayim Clair and Dov Hochbaum
Dec 11, 2013 @ 8:00-9:00pm

Children and Screen Time: A Practical Guide to Media Use with Young Children

Part 1 of 3 – for young children In today’s technology-enhanced world, there are many options available for our children: children’s shows, apps, movies on Netflix and more. Participants in this webinar will learn about the effects (both positive and harmful) of …

Presenter: Jeannie Crowley
Mar 26, 2014 @ 8:00-9:00pm

Screen Time and Bullying

Part 3 of 3 – for middle and high school age As children age, they begin to use technology to connect with peers. With the right guidance, peer-to-peer learning online can have very positive effects. However, recent trends of online bullying and …

Presenter: Jeannie Crowley
Jan 07, 2014 @ 8:00-9:00pm

Passive v Active Screen Time (for elementary aged students)

Part 2 of 3 – for elementary school age Not all screen time is created equally. Some screen time for young children can be harmful and other uses of technology can help young learners expand their critical and creative skills. Participants in …

Presenter: Jeannie Crowley
Mar 13, 2013 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Internet Treasures and Tools for Literacy and Writing

A variety of free, online technologies exist to help scaffold the writing process for students of all ages. This HSWOW webinar will show teachers a toolkit of websites to help them differentiate their instruction for learners who are struggling with organization, grammar, …

Presenter: Jeannie Crowley
Feb 08, 2012 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Assistive Technology

Technology can assist students to overcome difficulties with academic tasks, from accessing information to processing information and creating output. Computer based technology can help students read, write and organize. In this HSWOW course we will focus on several ways to use a …

Presenter: Shannon Stringer
Nov 30, 2011 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Internet Treasures and Tools

Technology plays a major social and educational role in schools today. This HSWOW webinar will show teachers how to capitalize on their students’ love of technology to improve their educational outcomes. An abundance of FREE educational resources and web 2.0 tools will be introduced …

Presenter: Faigy Ravitz