The Connection that is Disconnecting People Are electronics and social media reducing learning, connection, and focus? In the essay “Leave Your Laptops at the Door to my Classroom,” Darren Rosenblum answers this question. Rosenblum talks about laptops have become a distraction to learning in his classroom and decrease connection; he also mentions that laptops are an escape from hard work. Rosenblum effectively discusses how laptops and social media are reducing education, focus, and connection.
Technologies in school are causing problems for students instead more than benefiting them? Schools, technologies, and students are three components that causing many educators and writers to develop many argumentative articles about the effect of technology on students in school. These articles include an article from The Washington Post, “The problem with technology in schools”, an article from Teach Thought We Grow Teachers, “5 Problems With Technology In Classrooms”, another article from, “The Mercury News”, and a political cartoon posted by Joe N, 11th May 2014, “Technology in the Classroom”. Technologies are not helping students in school since it causes distraction, isolation, and it hurts their critical thinking and their ability to do homework. So the best option is to have school policies over technologies that was not school related and cut down on spending unnecessary time on technologies in classrooms unless needed.
Noelle Albert wrote an essay called, “Multitasking: A Poor Study Habit”. Noelle is insisting to readers to stop multitasking while studying. Her main idea of this essay is to inform the reader of poor study habits, and why they should not tend to multiple things at once, while studying. The thesis is stated clearly in the last sentence in the first paragraph. “Multitasking between studies and recreational technology is not an effective way to study” (231) .
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.
Alive But Not Living A relatively new epidemic is threatening everything we treasure most. Unlike the Black Plague long ago this epidemic very slowly takes its course. Although it’s something that does not kill you, it also does not let you live. Technology is taking away everything we hold dear.
learning function. When thinking of how this test is administrated in multiple atmospheres, one may wonder how assessable it is for the clinician. However, those who designed the BVMT-R had this in mind and made them easy to be handled and transported to various environments such as clinics, fields, courts, hospitals rooms, etc. Trail Making Test Form B (TMT-B) assesses the participant 's visual scanning, attention, mental flexibility, and visual-motor speed. The TMT-B requires the participant to draw a continuous line connecting circles in ascending order, alternating between number (1 through 13) and letter (A through K).
“Hang it up,” by Jesse Scaccia says that students are using electronic devices while they’re in class, which leads to them failing and causing other students are distracted and also fail. Parents are supporting their children are taking cell phones for safety purpose but they don’t know their children are doing with their phones. The New York City school chancellor announces that metal detectors will be at the school and also they can banned phones they confiscated more than 800 phones in this school. Student gets distracted by students with their phones because they always in their phone too much. Therefore i disagree and agree with the author where parents can connected the parents can connected with their children with their phones
In-class laptops use Andre Hayek Sophomore English Rhetoric (ENL 213) Instructor: Dr. Michael El Hajj NDU (NLC) 27/05/2015 Issue: Should laptops be used in class? Claim: Laptops should not be used in class. OUTLINE I. Introduction A. Technology advancement inserting laptops into classrooms, making a controversy between opponents and proponents of this evolution. B. Laptops should not be used in classes for many reasons.
In this essay, the author Nicholas Carr claims that multitaskers are less comprehended, less creative, and less productive comparing with those who do one thing at a time. In order to comprehend the information fully and relate it to what have already established in the brain, people have to pay deep attention and focus their concentration. Carr writes about a experiment between students with laptop and students without laptop in a lecture which gives an unsurprising result, that those browsed the Web performed worst on the test. Apparently, Internet distracts the attention which strongly decreases the efficiency of performing the tasks. Carr also compares the Internet with the printed books that reading pages can actually promote contemplativeness
Student Ethics When it comes to the topic of student ethics, most of us will readily agree that it has gotten steadily worse in the digital age. Cell phones and computers have made cheating that much easier for high school students. Cheating has become an epidemic of the modern age. There are many reasons and ways that students cheat on their homework or tests.