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Back to school tech gadgets

Smart devices and software to help your child and you during the school year.

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Forget about Fortnite how about some tech that can actually help your family get organized for back to school.

Verizon’s Meagan Dorsch shares tech to help kids of all ages succeed this year.

The GizmoGadget by LG is a wearable that allows your child to call up to 10 contacts and receive calls from them. Parents can send short messages to GizmoGadget and locate it on a map from their phone.

For parents who are getting their child their first smartphone there are ways to control what they can see and use on their smartphones. There are different parental controls out there but Verizon offers Smart Family.

Kids can decorate their lockers with photo printouts. The paper is sticky backed so it makes it easy to place them where you want. Lifeprint Photo Printer offers an easy solution.

And if its a computer you are buying you can consider the Google Pixelbook.