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.
For some students, they cannot seem their hands off their phones. Students are tempted to look to see if they got a message from their friends or significant other, even notifications from the gaming apps they have. This is the reason why most students do not get time to study. For students are more interested in using their time on their cells phones, rather than studying. However, cell phones can also help people succeed in school or at work.
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.
Reasons why cell phones could be beneficial in classrooms 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 cell phones in the classroom. First because it could potentially save money for the school. Next it could help students feel more relaxed in the classroom.Lastly, it can be beneficial for students who have medical issues. Moreover at the end of the day, letting students have cell phones in the classroom could be very beneficial with these reasons.
The chromebooks are easy to play games on without a teacher knowing because you are supposed to be doing work on it while phones are much harder to play games on, without a teacher knowing. If I could change one rule at Princess Anne Middle School, I would say that we should be able to use our cell phones, we could use it for projects, school work, or for if there is an emergency. There are many reasons why we should be able to have our cell phones in the classroom. We could use our cell phones if there was ever an emergency or if we ever needed to use it for a project or research. Everyday there are emergencies in schools.
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.
Phones can also be used to cheat, according to “Cons of Cellphones in School” By Jennifer Betts. “But the concept of “passing notes” has stepped into the new age of technology, thanks to text messaging. Texts can be sent quite discreetly while in the classroom.” (Excerpt from aforementioned article). Students can text the answers to someone else without even thinking, and chances are that nobody would find out. A phone simply opens up too many opportunities to cheat in a classroom.
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. After years of struggle between teachers and Students and the use of these smart phones in school, new educational trends are actually encouraging the use of these devices” This is another way of stating, smart phones are already a part of the school system and they aren’t going anywhere.
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
Why Phones Are Important in Student’s Learning Many education officials may be surprised that something they have been keeping from students may help them. That thing is a smartphone. Most schools see cell phones as these major distractions for students who are trying to learn, but what they don’t see is the great learning potential that cell phones can offer. My three main points on why smartphones should be allowed in the classroom are as follows: First, cell phones can give students access to online articles that can teach them on stuff that they are learning in class. Second, cell phones can allow students to easily communicate with the teacher, other students, or other staff in the school.