Essay On Mobile Phones In School

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Do cell phones in class actually have such a huge impact on learning as educators say they do? Is it really relevant to ban cell phones at school? Do we really have to ban something which was already part of the school system? A simple answer to all of those questions is no. Although some schools don’t think cell phone usage should be allowed in a classroom. Students should be able to use their cell phones in class because they can use them to check facts, you can do assignments on them, and parent to student contact would be much easier.

One reason why Students should be able to use our cell phones in class is because they can use their mobile devices to check facts and get the information they need with their smartphones or mobile devices.
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Both students and teachers can now find facts within seconds. This can be very useful when explaining and debating topics.”
As we all know, kids in this day in age have so much power in the palm of their hands they can get any piece of information they need in seconds and they should be able to use that power.

Another reason kids should be able to use their smartphones in class is that teachers now are able to create assignments which kids can complete on their phones. Of course, this brings up a completely different argument which has some very good points too. What if a child decides not to work on the assignment and uses their phone inappropriately when they aren 't supposed to? That is a very solid argument, it is also one of the biggest reasons why we don’t allow smart phones in the classroom. Alanis Morissette says.
“Isn’t it ironic. After years of struggle between teachers and Students and the use of these smart phones in school, new educational trends are actually encouraging the use of these devices”
This is another way of stating, smart phones are already a part of the school system and they aren’t going anywhere. With that being said, teachers should take advantage of this and just use them towards their own, and the Students
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