Category: SET

  • SET Teen Panel

    SET Teen Panel

    Former FXW students joined us this past Wednesday for a Teen Panel as part of our SET (Social Emotional Development and Technology) program here at FXW. The freshman and sophomores shared their thoughts and experiences as teenagers in a social media world. Thanks to all who joined us for the evening!

  • Family STEM Night 2019

    Family STEM Night 2019

    Our Family STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) Night will be held on Thursday, March 21 from 5:45-7:30 p.m. at HNC. Your whole family will have the opportunity to explore different hands-on STEM activities. Signups are now closed, but we look forward to seeing everyone who signed up there!

  • FXW Day of Unplugging

    FXW Day of Unplugging

    FXW Families, We’re looking forward to our second annual FXW Day of Unplugging! Starting Thursday, February 7th at 3:15 and ending at the end of the school day on Friday, February 8th, all teachers and students will be device-free. We’d like you to join us, too. Here is information on our 24-hour digital respite. We’ve…

  • Maggie Daley Speaker Series: Dr. Jean Twenge

    Maggie Daley Speaker Series: Dr. Jean Twenge

    On February 6, 2019, the Maggie Daley Speaker Series in partnership with the FXW SET Program welcomed Dr. Jean Twenge, psychologist and author of the popular book, iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy—and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood. Through her research on the “iGeneration” —the first generation to…

  • Taylor Pauken on Livestreaming

    Taylor Pauken on Livestreaming

    The Low-down on Livestreaming by Taylor Pauken, M.A., Advanced Psychology Extern You may have noticed your child watching videos of other people in real-time, either watching them apply makeup or showing your children how to beat levels in video games, for example. Watching or streaming videos in real-time, as events are happening, is called livestreaming.…

  • SET at the ATLIS Conference

    SET at the ATLIS Conference

    In the spirit of cultivating a Culture of Continuous Improvement, maintaining balance in one’s life has been an ongoing objective for FXW students, parents, and faculty and staff. Our SET Program (Social Emotional Development & Technology) is one important way that FXW is partnering with parents to help establish this well-balanced lifestyle in our community.…

  • FXW Day of Unplugging

    FXW Day of Unplugging

    The SET Program has organized an FXW Day of Unplugging to run from Wednesday, March 7 starting at 3:15 p.m. through the end of the school day on Thursday, March 8. The goal is to have our school community spend the day connecting and learning without the use of any devices. Technology allows us to do a lot…

  • Week of Code

    Week of Code

    Preparing students technologically for what lies ahead has been a hallmark of an FXW education and experience. Throughout the year, we challenge our students as they continue to develop foundational computational thinking skills. As an extension of our strong STEM curriculum, for the fourth consecutive year, students in Kindergarten through 8th grade participated in a…

  • SET and the Holiday Season

    SET and the Holiday Season

    With the holiday season upon us, we’re sure everyone in your home is adding a new laptop, smart phone, tablet, or video game to their gift list! For many children it may be their first phone or personal device. With this in mind, the SET team would like to share some tips and resources on…

  • Snapchat’s Snap Map — What Parents Should Know

    Snapchat’s Snap Map — What Parents Should Know

    Summer is a time for camps, sports, and — of course — social media.  You may have read about a new option on the popular photo-sharing and messaging app, Snapchat, called Snap Map.  Snap Map has Geo-tracking, which allows people to find where you are in real time.  It is so precise that it allows…