More Kids Carrying More Gadgets to School

By Shelly Decker, Edmonton Sun

Kids heading back to school may be hauling more gadgets than books in their backpacks. From the wildly popular iPods to ubiquitous cellphones, an increasing number of kids are tapping into technology in the hallways. “In the last couple of years, we’ve seen a huge increase in the technology market in sales,” said Sumeer Saran, a supervisor for Best Buy in South Edmonton Common. Laptops in high school? Yup, once the domain of university students, the computers are surfacing in high schools.

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