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amother




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Post  Thu, Sep 05 2019, 6:00 pm
Do we need a desk top or a laptop is ok?
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JoyInTheMorning




 
 
 


Post  Thu, Sep 05 2019, 6:10 pm
I am not in the Bais Yaakov world, but a laptop is not considered a hand-held device. A smartphone is. A tablet/iPad: probably a machlokes.
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amother




Slategray


Post  Thu, Sep 05 2019, 8:18 pm
Usually they write no computers or handheld devices. Which means basically everything.
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amother




Ivory


Post  Thu, Sep 05 2019, 8:42 pm
amother [ Slategray ] wrote:
Usually they write no computers or handheld devices. Which means basically everything.


= "please, parents, we're begging you to lie to us!!"
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amother




Seashell


Post  Thu, Sep 05 2019, 9:51 pm
handheld devices refers to smartphones and tablets.

Never heard of any BY schools having an issue with laptops.
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LovesHashem




 
 
 


Post  Fri, Sep 06 2019, 4:45 am
amother [ Seashell ] wrote:
handheld devices refers to smartphones and tablets.

Never heard of any BY schools having an issue with laptops.


Exactly. Don't you need to type up papers ever?
There's usually rules about home internet access. So who cares if it's a family laptop or a child's?
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amother




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Post  Sun, Sep 08 2019, 11:35 am
Is a desk top better than a laptop. Because she sleep on the top bunk bed so she can take it up and no one sees what she does. We do want have controls but idk if she can go around them.
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Ruchel




 
 
 


Post  Mon, Sep 09 2019, 7:30 am
That's so strange. (BY mom and used to be teacher)
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Aylat




 
 
 


Post  Mon, Sep 09 2019, 8:48 am
amother [ OP ] wrote:
Is a desk top better than a laptop. Because she sleep on the top bunk bed so she can take it up and no one sees what she does. We do want have controls but idk if she can go around them.


Make a rule that laptop use is only in the main room.
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amother




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Post  Mon, Sep 09 2019, 11:17 am
Ruchel wrote:
That's so strange. (BY mom and used to be teacher)

What’s strange?
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