Parent Education at MTS 

Every year we invite MTS parents and the greater community to come to our Parent Education Speaker Series to hear about a variety of relevant topics presented by visiting and resident experts. This year we will be focusing our Parent Education on Digital Well-Being.
Our Habit of Collective Wellness and Belonging in our MTS Into Action Strategic Plan is described as “Actively nourishing the mental, physical, and emotional needs that allow individuals and the collective to thrive.” While we have long been aware of the challenges – and benefits – of technology and social media, the rise in mental health challenges in schools, coupled with the Surgeon General’s recent Advisory on Social Media and Youth Mental Health, has raised the issue to a new level. Social media and poor use of digital devices have a significant deleterious effect on the mental, physical, and emotional needs of our students. As part of our strategic plan, we aim to support our students and families in developing a productive, intentional, and healthy relationship with technology, both on and off campus. We look forward to offering our families opportunities this year to participate in digital technology education including a screening of the Screenagers Project, a talk by Ama Homayoun, an expert in social media and digital use in our youth, and a panel of young MTS alumni who can speak to parents about the pros and cons of their digital life and family dynamics around devices and social media. 

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