Students heading to school this year may be the most technically savvy, media-aware bunch ever. YouTube, Minecraft, and even MythBusters are being used to engage kids in class, while Instagram,WhatsApp, and Netflix occupy kids at home. This year at Back to School Night, it’s a good bet that media and technology — both in and out of school — will be hot topics.
How will your kids’ schools use technology to teach, motivate, and promote digital citizenship? There’s only one way to find out: Ask! Of course, you only get so much time with the teacher and administrators on Back to School Night, so here’s how to find out what you need to know, whether you have five, 10, or 15 minutes we have put together 18 questions to help frame your back to school night. No doubt, these questions are going to get you thinking and ensure you know what your kids’ educators and administrators are using to teach technology skills in the classroom.