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.
They thought that social networking sites at schools aren’t use ful to the learning process, however, using social media in the classroom can be very useful, it can encourage and motivate the students to participate especially for students who don’t participate in the class, they can express their thoughts and opinions through social media and when they get admiration from their teacher and friends they will be motivated to share their thoughts and express it face to face and by time the students will be more confident. Next, also opponents think that social media can cause a distraction in the class, but, if there is no social media in schools there won’t be any distraction in schools!! of course not. So, there are many factors causing distraction in schools not only social network sites like lateness, talking, eating and unprepared and that according to the article “ the benefits of using social media in classrooms” By GDC team. To wrap up social networking sites despites it have disadvantages it also have many useful advantages for student’s educational program and education
This would allow them to monitor the students so they are only on websites that the teacher wanted them on and not messing around with social media. Cell Phone allow interactions between people if they need help with a homework or assignment. One reason why teacher and schools should start allowing students to use cellular devices in classrooms is they become more likely to be engaged when using something that brings them joy. In the article
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.
It is starting to control what we are thinking and our actions. Our knowledge of social media is way over our heads. People in today’s society think that they are so smart and know everything about the internet and what goes on in the social media world, but in reality, we have no clue, we know a very small piece of that huge social media picture. Finally, education and social media have been going back and forth for a few years. There have been results that show that social media help and hinder education and learning.
They spend their days surfing the net for the simple reason of boredom. The school system is another area that is experiencing the negative effects of technology. Spending so much time on the internet can have a negative influence on the individual and their social skills it can also be a means for distraction and procrastination. This can lead to lower grades and poor test scores due to lack of studying. A recent study suggest that over eight percent of students are distracting themselves with their digital devices during class.
Students have their attention on phones and computers when they are at school. One negative effect that students have at school is their lack of studies and grades. In this newspaper, it explains how technology has influenced student’s brain. Teachers have been having important points over technology which students spend hours a day (Richtel). Students do not understand how technology affects brains.
According to Canneil University’s (Steven Strogatz, 2005), “Social media sites can make it more difficult for us to distinguish between the meaningful relationships we foster in the real world, and the numerous casual relationships formed through social media”. When the young people prioritise these less than meaningful relationships, the more important connections like parents-children and sisters-brothers relationship will weaken because the less they communicate with each other, the higher the risk for the meaningful relationship to be damaged. They also score low in schools because of the distractions like video games, watching videos, and chatting with known and unknown person in social media sites. People never realise that all of these kind of distractions are actually the distractions that they created themselves. Young people may cause their future to be beaten by their own current attitude because ‘how’ they think now is ‘how’ they are going to be in the
If students already don't do the work or get that education that they should be going to school for they might just drop out, there's no point to being there in the first place. A lot of students disregard grades and homework because the homework gets too overwhelming and they just give up. Students get multiple hours of homework everyday and it becomes to much for a teen and that can cause other effects that interfere with sleeping, stress levels can get to high and can cause depression, and even make a kid give up on school. Therefor too much homework is not physically, mentally, or emotionally healthy for
With the world evolving each day, the internet evolves with us. Therefore new websites are being created to fit the needs of each person, business, dating, friendships. Paragraph #3 - Cyberbullying Not only does social networking just for sharing photo’s or connecting with one another, it is also a leading cause of cyberbullying. Because social networking is used almost everywhere and used by everyone, it’s hard to not be apart of it if it’s in your everyday life. Today, cyberbullying can cause teens to be more anti-social when all they’re worrying about is