I was at my students’ 5th grade graduation last week and a quick scan of the audience could have easily been one of the scenes that made Marty McFly’s head spin in Back to the Future 2. All of the parents were sitting there watching adoringly, but a good half of them were watching through the screens of their phones. I imagine Marty would have stood there bewildered with his hand in his hair wondering what in the hell was going on with all of these people. What were these devices that were so interesting? Are they watching their kids or doing something else? It would have been hard for him to tell.
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