Distraction, Boredom, or Connected?

There is much talk about how kids (and adults!) are distracted by their digital devices simply because the learning is boring or not relevant… that if we only make it more engaging they won’t be checking their smartphones… that it is no different than doodling “old school style” with pencil and paper.  I disagree. True, […]

What’s a Teacher to Do?

It would be an understatement to say that folks are all over the board in terms of what to do with social media in schools. These two articles (on the left and on the right) highlighted below are the perfect example of two diametrically opposed views (for the most part). We have pressures from district […]