Life · Parenting

Standing up for education at a Sun Tran Transit Center

File this under not being able to leave the job at the office: The kid slouched up to me at the Tohono Transit Center, all baggy basketball pants, spiked hair and pensive teenager face, asking to borrow my phone. I had already done my good deed for the day - giving $1 extra to the… Continue reading Standing up for education at a Sun Tran Transit Center

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Education · Life

Why you should unplug – and unplug your kids, as well

The New York Times has a huge article today on the damage technology is doing to our brains. Yes, there are many good things about technology (I'm blogging, aren't I?), but the research is conclusive now that multitasking makes us dumber, not smarter, and that the addictive affect of being plugged in is quite real… Continue reading Why you should unplug – and unplug your kids, as well