What role does technology play in your family?
Technology can make parenting a LOT easier if you have some savvy tools and programs at your disposal. What are some great tech resources you've found that help your family out?
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I am able to go online and keep up with my son's grades. His teachers text me before he has tests and important assignments. He can call or text if his activities after school have changed. While he is away at his fathers house for the summer we video chat,text,Facebook, or talk on our cells everyday. Apps and games are good rewards. I can also tell where he is at with my cell if he has his on him.
online school loop- access to grades and homework - updated everyday