Phones in School
Understanding why our kids' wired lives put them at risk is essential so we can provide them positive alternatives.
My Huffington Post article calling attention to a broken childhood in the digital age--reflected in a generation of depressed, often self-mutilating kids who also struggle in school--and what needs to be done to fix it.
Tim Walker of the National Education Association (NEA) interviewed me for this article on the possible upsides and downsides of phones in school.
The forces pushing to get phones out of school are powerful, as I describe in this Huffington Post article.
Writer and teacher Paul Barnwell takes a balanced look at the effects of kids using phones in school in this compelling article in the Atlantic.
In this Huffington Post article, I bring attention to disturbing research showing that allowing students to use phones in school puts their learning and safety at risk.