Also, teachers can set up games to play in class such as Kahoot.it where you can use phones and tablets not just computers. Another example is listening to music individually, which does make the classroom quieter and more work gets finished, depending on the person. Shortypants808 disagrees with phones in school and says that phones would degenerate social skills, which is important for jobs. Also, that they would cause distractions for students and teachers. (youngwritersproject.org) I think it is important to remember that having phones in class, students are learning in a way they are comfortable and audio and video are helpful for some students.
The main reason teens are sent to school is, so they can get an education and eventually have a career when older; however, phones prohibit education. Bringing a phone to school is simply atrocious and unnecessary. Some may state that parents often need to get a hold of his or her daughter or son, so cell phones are helpful. But in this case, parents can call the main office. Calling the main office of the school would not disturb the child from focusing on the lesson in class.
Cell phones also connects the students to the teachers and their lessons. Cell phones can make classrooms fun and educational at the same time. Those who worry about cell phone use in schools should think about all the work that can be done by having cell phones.
Teachers, and parents debate, whether allowing students to use cellphones school is a good or bad idea. I believe that allowing students to use cellphones in class is a wonderful idea. The issue is teachers think that having a student using cellphones at class is a bad idea. This is false because students using cell phones at class could enhance their learning. I have chosen three reasons to support my argument.
Should We Allow Cellular Devices in Classrooms? Although cell-phones can be a distraction in the classroom, they can also be a big help to students. With the use of cell phones in class student and schools can benefit from easy acceptable classroom tools,less cost of classroom technology, and web access easily accessible to students. So why do we not allow cell phones in the classroom if they can help improve our classrooms and schools? Classroom tools are hard to carry around and find.
Karen Ka Ramey from Techucation, author from “The Pros and Cons of Cell Phones in School” state how having phones is convenient and are useful for daily activities. “Since cell phones are light and easy to carry, that can act as emergency contact tools for students.” Phones are convenient technology, in schools and out. If teachers needed students to go online and research something, students could easily access their phones. Some school buys electronic and have students are able to use them, but schools wouldn’t need to buy too much if they let students use their own phones. This could also affect how students react to something.
Sure you want your students to get an A on a test but not for the wrong reasons. If the school that you teach at doesn't have a phone ban anyone can just take out their phone and text their friend and sk for the answer on the test. Students can also just look it up on google or look at a screenshot that another student took. The article cons of cellphones in school states, “ Texts can be sent quite discreetly while in the classroom. Taking it one step further, a student can excuse himself to go to the washroom, only to use that time to send text messages about important questions.It's also important to bear in mind that cell phones are advancing and improving faster than ever.
Cyberbullying is actually a really big issue for kids and teens today. It is easier to get cyber bullied today and to cyber bully than it was about 10 years ago thanks to cell phones. Cell phones and smartphones can connect to the internet and to social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram where lots of cyberbullying takes place. This is one of the reasons why many parents do not allow their children to have a phone or even a social media account. These parents are afraid of the risks of giving their children access to a phone and/or a social media account.
Many children these days have cell phones. You often see teenager’s texting on their phones. It has become a part of everyday life and a part of society. However I feel cell phones should not be allowed at school what so ever but other people say it is vital for children to have their cell phones at school. One of the reasons why cell phones shouldn’t be allowed at school is because they impact their social lives negatively.
2. Supporting point 2 : Second disadvantages of allowing school children bringing mobile phones to school is mobile phones can be a distraction in classroom. a) Sub-supporting point 1 : Cell phones, and especially Smartphones, can present considerable distraction to their owners. I. Sub-sub supporting 1 : Distractions come in the form of text messages, phone calls, unrestricted Internet access and any number of entertaining applications. b) Sub supporting 2 : Not only can cell phones cause distractions for individual students in class, but they can also interrupt the entire class.