Disadvantages Of Cell Phones In School

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The number of students with cell phone is rising and the problem involving cell phone is also. Although some believe cell phone are a disruption to class and teaching there are many ways cell phone can be a huge help to students and teachers. Cell phones open up a whole new world to be able to learn in. They allow you to be able to explore a different atmosphere of learning. Some people worry that if teachers and faculty start allowing students to use cell phones during class time that they would mistreat the responsibility, but if the school had their own wifi passcode they could block certain website such as social media in classes. This would allow them to monitor that they are only on websites that the teacher wants them on and not messing…show more content…
In an article called Schools Seek Balance For Cellphones In Class the author writes “At Melrose High School, for example, science students use a physics app to collect acceleration data and measure sound intensity, and English students discuss literature on their smartphones. In Burlington, high school Spanish students practice language skills on their iPads by recording their speech and playing it back.” and in another article called 40 Uses For Smartphones in School it also says “This is probably one of the most interesting and revolutionary uses of the mobile phone in the classroom. Students can now take quizzes and tests on their mobile phone that were created earlier by their teacher. In this way, teachers can gain valuable real-time insight into the knowledge of their students and the effectiveness of their teaching.” In both articles it talks about how cell phones can be used in a bunch of different ways in the classroom that improve learning for the students. Even though cell phone can cause distractions there are many more improvements they bring to the
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