Phones Allowed in School Did you know phones can be used for educational purposes? Many students have phones and bring them to school, so why not allow them to be used? Cell phones were banned in schools because they thought it was related to drugs and gangs. As phones got smaller and easy to text, many more teens got them. Teachers began to worry about cheating and disruptions from phones in class.
Many people think that kids shouldn’t use their phones at school. The reasons for people thinking this is that the students will get distracted. Another reason is that if a phone rings, it can be very distracting to the class. But there are also many reasons we should let kids use their phones in school. Many students are happy when they use their phone.
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.
Students have become so dependent on their devices: “‘[...] low-achieving students are more likely to be distracted by the presence of mobile phones while high achievers can focus in the classroom regardless of the mobile phone policy,’ according to the study” (Tlumacki). In the classroom, students will hear or feel their phones vibrate or ring. Students will pull their phones out to see if someone needed them, but they end spending more time than they should on their electronic devices. Students can very easily become distracted by their devices and it takes their attention away from the teachers. It has been said that “[s]tudents check their phones and other digital devices in class more than 11 times a day on average, according to the survey of 675 students in 26 states” (Digital distraction in class).
This same feeling abounds in students all over the world. Most students, like myself, sit in a class and countdown the seconds until we are free. Sometimes we use our phones to combat the disengaging environment that has been created to inspire us. In fact, most people consider that phones are the reason why students don’t engage in class.
Reasons Why Cell Phones Could Be Beneficial In Schools Have you ever been in a situation in your classroom when you wanted to use your phone if it was to listen to music or you needed to research more than just the text you have been given? Even if some students may abuse this privilege and schools don’t believe in having them in the classroom, students should be able to use their cellphones in class because it could potentially save money for the school, help students feel more relaxed in the classroom and, be beneficial for students who have medical issues. My first point for why we should be able to use our cell phones in class is that it could potentially save the school thousands of dollars. Instead of schools having to buy laptops for everyone they could just buy 10 per class compared to 35 and spend money on something more beneficial, and have the students bring in their own devices. Alpena Public Schools alone spends thousands of dollars alone on technology, if students were allowed to use their cell phone in class and do their work on there they could only have to buy a few chromebook carts compared to all of the ones we have for each team now.
Students ' rights to free speech should not be limited in schools most of the time. Some students just say whatever they want when they know that they 'll get into trouble, while others just stay quiet and know what to say and what not to say. They should be limited to where they can say what they want but where it cannot be so bad that it gets police involved. Freedom of speech for students is different at school because you 're mostly there to learn not talk. Some students will say things that will get them into very very bad trouble with the police and all authorities.
Firstly, cell phones strengthen the student-teacher-parent relationships by allowing them to correspond with each other. Recently, there was a power outage at RH King Academy. About 1/4 of the student population was waiting in the staff parking lot in addition to the faculty of the school. When the call was made that school was cancelled, students instantly began to make arrangements through their phones with family members or telling other friends not to come to school. A few minutes later, student services sent a mass text with the help of Remind confirming that there will be no school that day.
The Effects Technology and School has on Minors: Technology is an integral part of everyday And with a lot of young students having access with phones, they will most likely sneak their phones into class time to browse social media rather than learn a subject that they think is not worth their time. This could be because the school work, or something in school that is happening to the student, could force them to go on their phones to break away from the issue. And technology can cause people to get addicted and never get off the phone. But if schools integrated time for technology, maybe the issue could be solved. School can be stressful for many students with bullying or work.
Right now cell phones aren’t permitted in class. We should allow them in class because they have many good educational uses, they open up opportunities for students to be more engaged, and they are a cheaper and more convenient alternative to laptops or chromebooks.
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.