The MPA Parenting Education Committee invites you to an interactive panel and break-out sessions focused on technology use by children today. Join us at 7:00 p.m. in the Klein Lyceum for the panel discussion and at 8:00 p.m. in the Paterakis Dining Hall for a chance to speak directly with panelists or the Technology Department.
Panelists will include:
Marie Allee, Ph.D, School Counselor
Dan Wagner, PK-5 Counselor
Michelle Kriebel, Wellness Program
Barbara Robbins, Head of Lower School
Darren Ford, Head of Middle School
Merritt Livermore, Head of Upper School
Nancy Love, Associate Head of Upper School; Director of Boarding; Co-Director of R-L Leaders Program
Jack Hardcastle, Chief Information Officer
Bridget Collins, Director of Religious Studies, Character, and Service
Connie McGrain, Lower School Instructional Technology Coordinator
Matt Goode, Sixth Grade Dean & Middle School Educational Technology Coordinator
Maria Johnson, Upper School Educational Technology Coach
David Fulton-Howard, Technology Specialist
Among the many topics the panel will examine are:
Technology use at home and in McDonogh classrooms from K-12
Effects of gaming and screen time on brain development
Changes in student learning as observed by teachers
Relationship between attention issues and technology
Raising well-balanced children from K-12 in the technological age
Tips on how to investigate and manage your child’s devices and device use.
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