A federal district judge has thrown out the search of a Virginia student's cellphone by school administrators looking for evidence of illegal drugs.
All Blog Posts With cell phones Tag or Category
September 12, 2014
September 08, 2014
Human communication paradigms are changing rapidly, and we need to figure out how to best help our kids communicate well — and to balance technological and face-to-face communication.
September 04, 2014
A 2009 lawsuit filed by the ACLU highlighted a still-evolving legal issue: When can school administrators search students' cellphones and social media accounts?
June 25, 2014
In a case with implications for students, school administrators, and police in schools, the justices unanimously held that a police search of an arrestee's cellphone requires a warrant.
January 18, 2014
The justices added two issues to their docket with potential implications for education, one involving speech protection for testimony by public employees, the other about police searches of cellphones.
August 21, 2013
Students are confused about the difference between collaboration and cheating when using digital learning tools, says a recent article.
March 28, 2013
A federal appeals court has ruled that a school administrator's search of text messages on a student's cellphone violated the Fourth Amendment.
March 13, 2013
Twenty-five percent of teens access the Internet primarily through cellphones, while fewer adults choose that route online, a nationwide survey shows.
August 20, 2012
Nearly 3 in 4 respondents were against an outright ban on cellphones in schools, and most preferred allowing students to use laptops and tablets in schools by the time they reach high school.
March 24, 2009
General thoughts on handheld technology and assessment (a boring title, but hopefully a good discussion)
I have been reading (with great interest) several posts by a variety of noteworthy edubloggers about the use of various handheld technologies in our classrooms - most notably cell phones and iPod Touch kinds of devices. Coincidentally, I also happened to have a wonderful conversation with our distri...