Joe Randeen/ News & Thoughts

Being a father of three teenagers, teacher of high school and college students, and a smart phone owner and user – this article perked my attention. 

Smartphone Addicts’ New Tactic to Break Their Habit: Buy a Second Phone

Teaching in the era of Smartphones is challenging, to say the least.  Consequences for using them, rewards for not using them, all manner of management tools don’t really work.  My guess is because the Smartphones are truly addictive. 

Without his big smartphone, he said, “I’m not compelled to get that dopamine rush.”

I’m not going to get into a debate about this subject.  Rather, I encourage you to read this one story of how, maybe, to address this growing issue.

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