make sense to make it less of a challenge than itImagine that you’ve have studied for 2 months and finally feel confident and prepared, your big chapter test is here! You sit down and get your test, you know all the answers! You are flying through the test and suddenly you hear a buzz and the student across from you giggles. Ignore it, you think. You hear it again BUZZ, you get sidetracked and stare blankly at the test and try to regain focus and attempt to ignore it to the best of your ability. For students in classrooms that allow phones, this is a struggle faced daily and distraction is only the tip of the iceberg of dilemmas. Which is why phones definitely should not be allowed in the classroom.
Could Cell Phones Have a Place in Schools? Buying materials for the classroom isn’t as cheap as it used to be from pens to pencils or even notebooks and calculators, phones can do the same thing any of these materials can do. Materials for school aren’t cheap anymore, that 's why students should be able to bring their own phones to class and use them instead of charging the schools thousands of dollars to buy materials when that money could go towards refurbishment of the school. Though cell phones are currently banned in many classrooms, they moreover be used to improve the student’s academic lives. Teachers in classrooms around the world have to buy supplies for their classrooms, they aren’t ordinarily funded.
The average teenager goes on their phone about 80 times a day (Gregoire). In other words, kids like to use their phones. Why not let the students use it in class to help them get an education. Schools suggest that cell phones are a distraction and will be used for socializing. This is why most schools in the U.S. don’t permit cell phone usage in class. Cell phones in class can be quite helpful for students to get quick facts and for teachers to easily grade assignments. Although cell phones aren’t allowed in school, schools should permit students to be able to use their phones in class for educational purposes.
Phones should be allowed for use during school Cell phones aren 't only used for being on social media and distracting kids, nowadays, there are many other benefits when it comes to use of electronics. Cell phones should be allowed in school not only because a study shows it makes students happy, according to a study conducted in 2005, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Laura King, and Ed Diener found that happiness causes success, but also as an aid, in case of an emergency, and for easier communication skills. To start off with, phones can be used as an aid. Whether that is learning or memory aid.
A Lot of our teachers in school don’t want us to use and have cell phones in school because it can create a big distraction to the teacher and the whole entire class. But
Could Phones in Class Be the Key to Learning Seeing a kid in class with their phone out, your first instinct will be telling them to put it away. Although cell phones can be a distraction and used for entertainment purposes they could be used for so much more. Phones should be allowed in classrooms to use as a learning tool, it will help students organize their work, and is cheaper than buying more technology. As you may know, schools are strict on their no phones in class rule.
70 percent of schools that had bans on phone usage in schools five years ago have since reversed those bans. Including the largest school district in the United States, the New York City School District. Cell phones have been integrated into our modern world and our everyday lives over the past decade, and now cell phones are seen as a necessity for many students and teachers. Cell phones provide many learning and collaborative opportunities for students as well as a way to communicate with parents or authorities in emergency situations. Although cell phones can be distracting in a learning environment, they allow the students, teachers, and schools to take advantage of new technology as a resource for communication and innovation.
Kennedy Hamlin Mrs. Gallos English 3 Honors 29 March 2018 A Twenty-First Century Problem: Cell Phone Usage in the Classroom Even though banning cell phones reduce distractions in the classroom, phones should be allowed in the classroom, but restricted to school work because it offers more learning opportunities and gets kids excited about learning. There are numerous benefits and downsides to allowing technology in the classroom. Having cell phones and other electronic devices in the classroom can be integrated into the curriculum. However, these resources might also be harming the children who use them repeatedly over time.
Cell phones being in school is a hotly debated issue nowadays. With all the teenagers having cell phones now the issue of them in school seems to be bigger than it has ever been. Many people think that they are beneficial while others say they distract kids. Research and statistics show that phones prevent more than help kids to learn. Cell phones should be banned in school because they prevent learning, encourage cheating and pose health risks to students that use them.
How should’ve the students attending Columbine High School in Colorado, know that there was going to be a massive massacre in their school that day? They didn’t. On April 20, 1999, two students attending the Columbine High School brought two sub-machine guns. The high school was in great danger. Some students were killed. They had no way of contacting 911, or their families. Luckily, a few students did. They had cell phones, which allowed them to quickly, and accessibly contact 911. In fact, many students were able to call 911 and their parents due to the help of their cell phones. With having this in mind, students should be allowed to have cell phones in school, for many safety reasons. Many more students might have been killed on April 20, 1999 if the students did not have their phones with them. The student’s phones
“Over the twentieth century, researchers have found that cellular phones has become a part of the lives of billions of people and has grown into one of the most important technological advancement the world has ever noticed. They were first introduced on the July 17th, 1946 to the United Stated States of America and at that time scientists worked vigorously night and day to come up with means of making communication global and wireless” (Researchomatic, 2013-2015). However, despite the cell phone’s numerous beneficial factors, it also causes negative interferences in the classroom environment, even at the University level. Therefore, I do agree that cell phones should be banned in the classroom at a University level. The nature of this research
Cell Phones Should Be Allowed In School Imagine an armed person is in your school, so you’re trapped in a room scared for your life hoping to get out. Your school has banned phones, you have no way to communicate with the outside, what do you do now, you wait and wait hoping you’ll be okay? Cell phones should be allowed in school because it can be useful when emergencies happen, used for learning aids, and you can track what students are doing. Almost all people have a opinion about if cell phones should or shouldn’t be permitted in school. To begin cells phones should be allowed in school because they can be useful in emergencies.
In “The Use and Abuse of Cell Phones and Text Messaging in the Classroom: A Survey of College Students,” written by Deborah Tindell and Robert Bohlander, the authors suggest that student cell phone usage is a widespread issue in the college classroom. They support this argument by citing the results of other researchers, as well as including the findings of their own survey. They do this in order to better understand how cell phone use is being abused in classrooms, and to gain information for changing classroom policies on this matter. The writing was most likely intended for an audience concerned with the amount of cell phone usage in educational institutions. This essay was irksome to read.
The rivalry between students who believe they should be able to use their cell phones in class and teachers who believe them to be disrespectful has caused a ripple effect that now bleeds through many classrooms roaring its controversial head. And here we are stuck in an ongoing battle seldom won by students. The position that students should not be able to misuse their cell phones in a classroom setting is one held by the author of “Today 's Lesson: Life in the Classroom Before Cellphones” Louise Katz, who believes that “those halcyon days” were over (Katz). Likewise, Zoya Kahn, the author of “Why Cell Phones Do Not Belong In The Classroom” has a similar stance on the topic, Kahn states that “it is in everyone’s interest for instructors to
One of the major distractions for students has to be technology but cell phones are one device that distracts students more. Most people are on their phones either texting or on social media all the time yet some students use their phones during class time which is bad enough. “A new study has found that more than 90 percent of students admit to using their devices during class time” (Texting in Class). It is frustrating enough I believe for the teachers for some students not to complete or turn in assignments better yet using their phones during a lecture is also disrespectful. Social media is a great advantage that