Category: Smartphones

Gratitude for…the ski hill? (it’s not what you think)

It has been a terrific early season of skiing at our local haunt, Whitewater Ski Resort (FYI: it's not really a resort since it doesn't have any onsite accommodations, but perhaps this is just a detail.). The snow has been steady with (by historical standards) somewhat balmy temperatures (courtesy of global warming) with there not … Continue reading Gratitude for…the ski hill? (it’s not what you think)

Smartphones in School: My Change of Heart (of sorts)

The presence of the smartphone in public schools continues to be a hot topic among parents, teachers, and students. Last month, our school, Trafalgar Middle, put into place a two week 'digital holiday' for smartphones in all classrooms. Common areas like the hallways, cafeteria, and library remained still green zones, allowing students to use their … Continue reading Smartphones in School: My Change of Heart (of sorts)