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Homework, Technology and Teens, Oh My!

Jan 08, 2010 - Posted by SchoolFamily in Technology, School Success, Parent Involvement, Middle School, Kids Learning, Internet Safety, Homework, Cell Phones

A homework time vignette: Mom (through the bedroom door): "Where is your cell phone and itouch?"Tween or teen: "I have them right here. I need to check my Facebook to see if Matty got back to me about our group project a... Read more
SchoolFamily
Technology Time Eating into Family Time?

Aug 11, 2009 - Posted by SchoolFamily in Technology, Internet Safety, Cell Phones

A colleague forwarded this NY Times article titled "Breakfast Can Wait. The Day's First Stop is Online."  The story actually made my stomach do a flip- flop. No, not because I skipped  breakfast to check my email an... Read more
Tim Sullivan
Cell Phone Rules Tightening at Schools

Aug 04, 2008 - Posted by Tim Sullivan in Cell Phones, Back to School

This Mississippi district isn't alone in trying to clamp down on cell phone use at school. Sounds like these guys are taking a common-sense approach to appropriate controls over outright ban. Thinking abouta cell for your dea... Read more
Tim Sullivan
Kids and Cell Phones

Jun 28, 2007 - Posted by Tim Sullivan in Cell Phones

Each school year, it seems more and more kids head off to school toting cell phones. I imagine the old school pay phone (20 years later, I can still remember the calling card code I used daily!) will soon be going the way of ... Read more