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Are Students Off-Task in Class on Phones? There’s an App for That! – Education Article

A Principal’s Reflections: Are Students Off-Task in Class on Phones? There’s an App for That! Are Students Off-Task in Class on Phones? There’s an App for That! As teachers and administrators, grappling with off-task behaviors and distractions when it comes to student phones in the classroom has occurred at some point. Recently I recently learned about Pocket Points, an app that educators are using to promote better decision-making amongst students with the goal of keeping them off their phones when…

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Got Charge? Giving Kids the Power! – Education Article

3 Times the Charm?  OR  Spend $130 Bucks and Literally Give Kids the Power! We’ve discovered that the mix of the digital divide, possible turbulent home lives, and general teenage forgetfulness can result in a loss of power. So, for vaious reasons it seems that some of my students who DO have devices (yes, there are still a lot who do NOT) show up to school with a low or no charge.  Yes, they sometimes admit that they fall asleep…

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