Amongst schools throughout the nation, the cell phone policy has been tested and altered to fit the restrictions on their use by students. The different advancements in technology have influenced many teachers and staff to allow leniency to cell phone use in the classroom, with the belief that they have purpose to assist in everyday learning. Others believe they have no place being on school property during school hours since loss, theft, or damage is possible. In addition, cellphones can be a distraction in classrooms which factors in faculty deciding what is to be done about cellular devices on the campus. The use of cell phones should not be in schools because of the amount of distraction it poses on kids, cheating that becomes easier in classrooms because of them, and the safety concerns it raises.
There are some teachers who are enthusiastic about the devices and encourage their use in the classroom, while others loathe them and believe they do not belong in a classroom setting. Some teachers may allow students to use their cell phones when working on certain assignments where they may be necessary or helpful. Teachers may even permit students to use their phones when they have finished all their homework and have free time left over. Many students use their phones while they are in class anyway, despite the school’s rules on the devices. If students were allowed to use their phones during class, as long as it did not cause any distractions or problems, it could benefit teachers and students alike.
As the percentage of teens who have a smartphone grows, so does the demand for them not to be allowed in school, as they can serve as a distraction that keeps kids from working. Although, phones may be a distraction in class, they should be allowed in the classroom, because, they can be used as a replacement for calculators and other semi-expensive utilities, they can replace pencil and paper for taking notes, and can be used to access the internet for projects like this. Cell phones should be allowed in the classroom, because they can replace the semi-expensive calculators and other utilities that schools are buying. The National Education Association reported that: ¨According to data compiled by the research firm Nielsen, 58 percent of American children from 13- to 17-years-old owned a smartphone as of July 2012.¨ As that evidence shows, in 2012, more than half of middle school to high school kids have a cell phone, and that would mean they have the calculator app that comes pre-installed on your phone. Calculators that are approved for high school math classes as of February 6th, 2018, cost around $85 dollars, and with about 25-30 kids in one math class, that equals around $2550, not including tax.
31% of students take their cell phones to school and still go on them (document 5). This shows how students are still taking their cellphones to school and are going on them during class which affects their school work tie. It is ruining their focus on school and is not helping them in a positive way for their grades and future. Technology will never replace skilled teachers (document 6). This quote shows how cellphones will not replace teachers but in school students are paying more attention to their cell phones rather than their teachers.
Of course, the teacher does not have total control over each student, there are means by which an instructor can yield the results she/he is looking for. Although our authors both bring up strong points about the use of cell phones in classrooms, they sometimes overstated the degree to which they are disruptive. The authors also give a good idea as to how the reduction of cell phone use would help classrooms become better learning environments with more respect for instructors and peers and how one’s grades have the possibility of improving once their cell phones have been put away. If purely stating these ideas to students would not help the students use their phones less, then incentives or penalizations can be offered by the instructor to make such a problem
In “Ban Cell Phones in Schools”, Joe Smith argues that students should not bring cellphones to schools, because students will be distracted and addiction both it in class and out of class, and it will cause students’ academic failure and parents’’ complains about teachers. Also, parents can contact with staff in school if there are emergencies. However, Smith’s argument is wrong, because school have attractive activities to participate, teachers and students can control the time playing with phones, and school staff cannot accompany with students anytime. First of all, school work is not as boring as what Smith said, there are many interesting and appealing activities both in class and out of class. Students will acquire knowledge and have fun in school without playing cellphone.
Nevertheless, middle and high school students should not be addicted to devices that generally represents an obstacle in the process of their maturnace growth. Moreover, the article “How young is too young for cellphones in school?,” states, “‘Does that mean some kids get locked out of what 's
Cell Phones in Classrooms Debate Cell phones in the classroom? Why debate over that? Couldn’t we keep the same method we have used for many years? Well, you’ll find out why soon enough. People are starting to suggest that using cell phones as a tool in classrooms will lower the amount of money spent on school supplies.Since our technology is evolving so much and has already evolved in many ways; learning won’t be such a hassle.Others are suggesting that it would benefit how much a student pays attention.Others say it allows student/parent contact without any trouble.Even though cell phones are banned in many schools they can be a very useful tool.Cell phones should be allowed to be used in school because the price on school supplies would be less of an expense, and students would be more likely to participate.In some cases of emergency cell phones would be better than waiting in a line for one phone.
Argumentative topics : school children should be allowed to bring mobile phone to schools 1. Introduction A. Hook/Attention getter: As the time flies, technology play the main role in our life, where the world is getting smaller, mobile phone is on everybody’s lip more than MacDonald and Kentucky’s Fried Chicken. Mobile phone becomes indispensable gadget, an absolute necessity for both adult and children. Aware of the essential of mobile phone in life, people starts question whether it should be allowed in school or not and this issue has been hotly debated over the year. Have you ever think about the effect allowing students using phone in school?
argumentative For today i will be arguing about whether phones should be an educational tool. my argument is that it could help use a lot but still doesn 't help when people are inappropriate with the device. the reason for it to be a great tool for it is because something are not in the book so they help to find info to help them with there work or project. there is also so many way to go bad with using a phone as an educational tool but so many good thing about it too. would it be a good idea to let people use it in school for a educational tool?
Its important to have your phone and when your in schools i think its time to just give your phone a break for a few hours and just pay attention. First thing i think about phones in school is that kids shouldn 't to hide their phones to text, play games or, anything else. I mean don 't get me wrong I would use my phone in school but I rather learn then fail. But I 'm arguing about how kids should have their phones in school than no school. Well its kids need their phones just in case of anything maybe their parents are calling them for important things that they need to know while there in class.