Phone Lies

phone lies

Have you ever asked a student if she has a phone and she looks directly at you with innocent eyes and lies to you? Fortunately, at this age, most of these kids aren’t very good liars. If you’re going to lie, just pick one lie and stick with it…

21st Century Skills

cell phones

I hope the new emphasis on 21st century skills (cell phones, smart phones) doesn’t completely eliminate the need for 20th century skills like paying attention, listening, and doing work.

Distracted Teen Drivers

multi-tasking

Today we are all probably guilty of distracted driving to some degree.┬áBut teens lack the driving experience and — as observed in my own class — attention spans — to do this at all. Nobody should drive while distracted, but the ticket for teens should be like $100 million…