With Content & Privacy Restrictions in Screen Time, you can block or limit specific apps and features on your child's device. And restrict the settings on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch for explicit content, purchases and downloads, and privacy. Learn more about Parental Controls from Apple.
Common Sense Media is an excellent resource for learning about technology in education
Together, families can address how to have a healthy relationship with technology and positive Internet usage. Student iPads are an opportunity for the entire family to participate in digital learning experiences.
It is important to create a plan with your student when, where, why, and how he/she can access the iPad. Set up a charging station in a common area of the home or in the parent or guardian’s bedroom to monitor use of technology when at home.
Know your student’s passcodes and passwords
Limit screen time for entertainment usage
Discuss appropriate use of social media and review his/her iPad regularly
Talk With Your Student
Having conversations with your student about how he/she is using technology in the classroom will not only help you better understand today’s learning environment, but also provide you with an opportunity to engage with your learner.
Chances are, your student is excited to share how technology is being used and wants to showcase what he/she is learning. Likewise, he/she may have some concerns about how technology is being used in the classroom, which is also important information for parents to know.
These conversations give your student an opportunity to “be the teacher” and share what they know with you.
You can find free WiFi in public spaces such as libraries, coffee shops and more. Map of public WiFi locations. You can search by Zip Code or Marathon County and it will show you all reported free WiFi locations.
Internet Service Providers in the Wausau Region
Please check with each provider to find out if they have coverage based on your address.