Has technology killed the high school dance? In 2000 there were no cell phones or computers, or tablets. Technology has grabbed the interest of the 2014 Senior classes...not the prom dance. Seventy-eight percent of all teens own a cell phone.
What makes kids want to come to dances? New venues and places is one of the answers according to students quoted in this article.
Technology has allowed students to be more independent than ever with greater access to each other...unsupervised by adults. Instead of dancing "cheek to cheek"...they'd rather go "text to text."