Should Cell Phones Be Allowed In Class

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As more children continue to get cellphones, the discussion of whether schools should allow them proceeds to escalate. Since cellphones became a big part of our lives, students are more aware of their phone, instead of school. A child’s education is a better asset and more important than a phone, thus students should leave their phone at home and not bring it to school. Even though, cellphones are a very useful tool, they can distract a students learning process and others around them. Phones can be used for other purposes that are unacceptable and non educational. Students can also receive illnesses and problems that affect their body. Mobile phones have altered our lifestyle to an unbelievable level ever since it was discovered. As time goes by, technology is enhancing and cellphones are improving. Students shouldn’t rely on technology to educate them, therefore cellphones should not be allowed in class. …show more content…

Phones can interrupt learning and distract, not only themselves, but others around them. Students get inattentive easily when their phone is on, or even off. With the presence of a phone, people tend to wonder what those outside of class are doing. Many students receive plenty of notifications from family and friends and they can get eager to look at it. Social media is also impacting our minds. With social media surrounding our society, it decreases students’ attention. Teenagers go on social medias, such as instagram, snapchat and twitter, to check people’s posts and like photos. Even if it’s just mental, a child’s focus is not on the task in hand. Disagreers may say that students can go on their phones in spare time and put it away when not needed, but people can still get distracted, if their phone is in sight or nearby. Many teenagers play games on their phone inside their desk to hide it from teachers. Cellphones block kids from learning and cause them to

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