Parents also attended a session on Internet Safety and building student's skills to make wise choices and be safe online. The session focused on practical steps parents can take to help keep kids safe while online. “We discussed parents’ concerns about online safety, helping make sure they have an awareness of monitoring student activities online, as well as tools and strategies to help them make sure their kids are learning to be good digital citizens while staying safe online,” Brown said.
The act of students presenting the lessons was a sign of the success for the tech parent night in the eyes of Bohlin. “It demonstrated to parents how students are benefiting and learning from the technology they have the chance to use in school,” she said.
According to Bohlin, student are already asking about having the event next year. “The way that students stepped up to create quality presentations was outstanding! I was so impressed with what students put together to show parents, including QR code activities, wi-fi troubleshooting situations, thoughtful questions, and hands-on demonstrations.”