US News & World Report is
helping empower students with the freedom to learn with the tools they love with a story
this week called Teachers Use Cell Phones in the Classroom. In it they feature the story
of why Teaching Generation Text co author Willyn Webb isn't telling her high school students
to put away their cell phones, even though they are technically banned in her district and
why I support this practice.
The reporter shares ways we are both using mobile devices to support learning.
He also shares our mantra:
"School should be preparing students for real life—and in real life, people use
cell phones. If you're making an artificial world inside the school, you're not
preparing them for the real world."You can read the entire article here