Smartphones – The Importance of Appropriate Use

Preventing the Apology A recent article has been making the rounds on social media and other education communities. The article, linked here, makes a bold claim – that educators must ban smartphones, to save our future. The author makes the argument that use of apps and social media can be addictive and unhealthy. While this […]

Too User Friendly: How Apps Are Stifling Learning

STEM Needs More Than Devices Many schools are quickly adopting to the ease and portability of devices in their classroom. While devices do offer learning opportunities, they can also be problematic. But there is one issue that seems to continually be overlooked specifically in STEM classrooms – apps are stifling learning. Devices are too user […]

STEM Is No Longer Enough

The Need to Teach Digital Communication Offering STEM to students is becoming more and more popular in schools across the nation, as the STEM job market has exploded in the last two decades. It has gotten so popular that some schools have been marketing themselves with a complete STEM framework. However, with the increased offering […]