Second, cell phones can allow students to easily communicate with the teacher, other students, or other staff in the school. Lastly, cell phones can allow students to quickly research a topic that they are learning about in class. This leads to my opinion on the matter, which is that even though schools do not allow cell phones in class, schools should permit them in class because cell phones open up new opportunities for students to learn, communicate, and get research. My first point against banning cell phones in class is that cell phones can give students access to articles or online classes that will give them further insight on what they are doing in class. If the student is struggling or needs some extra help, cell phones can give them that extra push that they need to get ahead.
Students need to participate in class and have pay attention to the teacher who is there, discussing in front. Using cell phones in class can waste their time in class discussions. The reason why the students will went to school so that the students will have knowledge and prepare for their future. Recent research has revealed that texting (in class, in meetings, at dinner) has become a significant problem in the United States. A recent university study found that 90% of college students surveyed admitted texting during class.
their families and friends usually calling and texting them on the phone. By doing so, it can cause that person to get behind with their work or even affecting their grades at school. Social Media also seems to distract people in school. Students are just very addicted to cell phones. For some students, they cannot seem their hands off their phones.
Schools need to have a policy set in place for whether or not phones are allowed and what the restrictions are. Although most students have the potential to get distracted by phones in class they should be able to use them for educational purposes, to make learning more exciting, and more accessible. Even though, electronic devices are causing issues they can be used in many educational purposes. The article 40 Uses of Smartphones states that the camera that is on your phone/mobile device can be used to record science experiments so that you can go back and look at them in the forthcoming. Phones can be used as calculators and timing things by using the stopwatch on your device.
Do you think students should be able to use their cell phones during school hours? Yes, cell phones could help students, but even more ways that it is a disadvantage. A lot of school staffs have taken away student 's cell phones. Students go to school to learn, but they take advantage of their school time when they have a cell phone with them. So, some people believe that they should be able to use their phones at school.
Finally it would be a good way for the parents to know if their child was safe if there was an real emergency in the school, like a lockdown, fire hazard, if their kid was safe after a tornado, and or any other bad situation that could happen at the school. “But banning cellphones entirely can create unexpected problems. Many parents support phones in schools so they can coordinate pickups and after-school activities with their children. They also want to be able to reach them in case of emergency.”(Cyndy Taymore).This supports the point, because the teachers don’t know how many times a student has snuck their phone out in class and contacted their parents. To ask them to bring them something they forgot or something they need.
As we know there are lots of ways to use cell phones academically for school purposes, for example you can use them to check facts, take photos to maybe study at home, make videos to repeat and learn what experiments were in the classroom that were important, a dictionary, etc.. My main point is that there are tons of ways to use your phone academically and not just for instagram, or facebook, or other apps that are not school related. The reason why most teachers, principals, or any admins of the school doesn’t like the idea of using phones is because they think it is a distraction but it i only a distraction to those who make it a distraction but I suggest that they should make a punishment for that because some kids out there really want to learn and
Also sometimes with cell phones, and a school shooter, students would save lots of lives by contacting the authorities immediately. In other words, a cell phone can come in handy, and even save lives. It is often argued that students shouldn’t be able to bring their cellphones to school, because it may cause a distraction, but really they are useful for school, parents, and even to save lives. Cell phones have been used many times by students to warn them that maybe they have tutoring after school, sports, or extracurriculars.
Cellphones in Classrooms Debate Cellphones 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 cellphones 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.
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?