Mama Sass

They’re not called ‘smart’ phones for nothing

A funny thing happened while we parents were busy wringing our hands over smartphones corrupting our children, turning them into emotionless zombies, destroying their short-term memories and snuffing out their ability to socialize normally.

Kids started learning on them.

During the hours and hours spent on homework in my house, my kids’ cellphones are clicking and buzzing away. They scan papers, then text copies of the PDFs to their classmates. They use drop boxes to work in study groups. They rely on flashcard apps and YouTube videos to review for tests.

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