Category: Teenagers and Smartphones

Teens are digital natives…Dear Ms Smartphone discusses the digital divide between parents and teens and offers tips for keeping teens safe and responsible.

Teens Ditching the Phone?

Dear Ms. Smartphone: My college counselor casually mentioned that my friends and I should try to follow the lead of some NYC students. They stopped using social media or switched to flip phones.  He read an article about these teens in the newspaper and thought we should try it...

ChatGPT in High School?

Dear Ms. Smartphone: Over the winter break I gave my high school students an assignment that is causing some backlash. I asked them to write an English term paper using Chat GPT. A few parents and the administration have questioned the merits of ChatGPT in high school. This is...