How One Large Public High School Is Going Phone-Free For Entire School Year

How do you get high school kids to go phone-free for entire school day, everyday? San Mateo High School is going phone-free starting with this school year. It is the largest public high school in the US to make this move. How do you get high school students to loosen their cement clasp around their phones? It is the heart of Silicon Valley, so you go with some new technology. KGO-TV reports the school will be using something called a

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Why I’m Not Qualified To Parent A Teenager

My daughter just might be ready to call the authorities. Yes, it’s possible she might turn me in. Indeed, I must face the facts. The evidence. The now undeniable truth—I’m unequipped to be a parent to a teenager. Unequipped as in technically unequipped. Technically, as in technology. Technology as in, Dear Reader, how do you parent a teen when you have no practical life experience with the technology that steers, informs, controls, and inspires a teen brain? Truth is, this

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