Yes, Carihi’s Zoe Tehennepe is one of those teachers who will confiscate your phone if she sees it.

She also launched a campaign called “Ditch The Device,” which ran this week at the school. The event saw hundreds of students voluntarily give up their electronic devices over their lunch hour for three days in exchange for entries into prize draws.

But no, despite appearances, she doesn’t hate cell phones.

“I’m not anti-phone. I’m not anti-technology. I’m not some weird Luddite,” she says.