On average, the U.S. sends 2 million children to juvenile detention every year, 95 percent of whom have not committed a violent crime.” There’s a movement afoot in Congress to reverse this trend, remanding kids to counseling and community service instead of juvenile detention. I wholeheartedly support this movement, but I suspect any real change is going to be a long time coming, considering the current political climate in Washington.

In 16 years of teaching, nothing has disrupted my classroom more than Snapchat’s new update.” An object lesson in how technology can disrupt a classroom.