Raising Digitally Resilient Children

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School and summertime for children are radically different than ever before. Elementary children have been spending more time on devices for educational purposes and for connection. How can technology be used in limited and developmentally appropriate ways? Join My Digital TAT2 for this important conversation.

7/22, Raising Digitally Resilient Children
with Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet and Vinney Arora
11 am PT / 12 pm MT / 1 pm CT / 2 pm ET
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Key Takeaways

  • How being home-bound is impacting elementary children and families
  • The evolving digital landscape and current trends
  • Social-emotional and psychological responses to technology
  • Responding to challenging issues: digital perfection, digital distraction, and addiction
  • Strategies for promoting healthy digital use

Presenters:

Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet, LCSW, PPSC
Gloria is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and co-founder of My Digital TAT2. She has been a program developer, school social work educator, practitioner and professional presenter with over 30 years of experience in multiple community settings. She was a lecturer at San Jose State University Graduate School of Social Work for twenty years. Gloria has been involved in the creation of comprehensive school-based mental-wellness programs, bullying prevention programs, teacher in-service, and professional workshops. 

Gloria is a strong believer in the importance of working with educators, parents, and students to create safe, inclusive environments online and offline. She is the co-author of a Kirkus Best Book of 2019, “It Rained Warm Bread: Moishe Moskowitz’s Story of Hope”, Henry Holt and Macmillan, based upon her father’s experience in the Holocaust. She is dedicated to sharing her father’s story of hope to inspire young people to stand up to social cruelty and toxicity both offline and online. She is bicultural and the parent of three sons. 

Vinney Arora
Vinney is the Executive Director of My Digital TAT2. He cares deeply about the voices of youth and works every day to amplify them. In 2014 Vinney co-founded PartyChild.org, a grassroots organization that hosts birthday parties for homeless and low-income children. In 2015, he was awarded the “Young Innovator” award from the Thrive Alliance for his work in leading donor engagement at StarVista. While at StarVista, he doubled giving from individuals in 2 years. His first career was as a teacher himself and he continues to coach new educators. He proudly supports the philanthropic community as the Secretary of the Board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Silicon Valley Chapter.  

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