Parents, Students And The Digital World


inmters 5 Parents, Students And The Digital World (NAPSA)—When it comes to navigating the digital world, many parents admit that their children are a step or two ahead of them. Today’s world is not the same as it was just yesterday. Embracing this, Sylvan Learning introduced SylvanSync”, a digital instructional system that uses the best of technology to provide students with an engaging, personal learning experience. The experts at Sylvan areoffering the following tips to help students use technology wisely. Parents should encouragechildren to use technologyto reinforce what they learn in the real world. Safety First: As soon asa child first begins to use online resources, make sure to create a safe Web environment. Carefully monitor and control usage and employ protective tools such as safe search engines with parental controls. Match Up: Makesure your child’s use of technology matches with what he or sheis learning in school. Look for programs that engage several senses—visual, auditory and hand-eye dexterity. Reinforce: Children should be encouraged to use technology to reinforce what they see and learn in the real world, and use real- world experiences to reinforce whatthey learn using technology. To learn more about Sylvan, visit or call 1-800-31-SUCCESS.