There are times when I’m writing that I just stare out the window thinking. I have often observed young people walking down the sidewalk with ear buds in and text messaging. I get the feeling that this continues when the young person gets home.
Texting: I admit that I will text someone in the house with me rather than go and talk to them. That is usually because I am downstairs and they are upstairs. If I am doing that I’m pretty sure that kids are. Why get up and go to where a person is if you can text?
Too Busy: When my teachers gave assignments they had to keep in mind that we would have to physically go to the library to get information for any reports or term papers. That was calculated into the amount of time given for the assignment to come due.
That isn’t needed anymore. In fact, schools are giving children as young as sixth grade iPads so they can finish their assignments faster. All the teach