Should Students Use Cell Phones Use In Class In Schools

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The average teenager goes on their phone about 80 times a day (Gregoire). In other words, kids like to use their phones. Why not let the students use it in class to help them get an education. Schools suggest that cell phones are a distraction and will be used for socializing. This is why most schools in the U.S. don’t permit cell phone usage in class. Cell phones in class can be quite helpful for students to get quick facts and for teachers to easily grade assignments. Although cell phones aren’t allowed in school, schools should permit students to be able to use their phones in class for educational purposes. Schools should stop paying for Chromebooks and paper, and instead let students use their cell phones to get work done, since many students already have smart phones they can use in class. According to 40 Uses For Smartphones In School, 80% of high school students in the United States have cell phones (Leyden). Yes, that means that 20% of high school students don’t have a cell phone. For that reason, those students would be provided a Chromebook. …show more content…

Applications such as Google Maps help us to locate ourselves and are great in History and Geography classes (Leyden). Although the majority of apps that serve as a digital Whiteboard are optimized for tablets, there are also some that can be used directly from the student’s phone and allows the student to project everything you produce. In addition to allowing students to project what they create, mobile devices make it easy to type and organize notes. Calculator apps can help with Math to solve problems. Devices can even replace heavy, paper textbooks. Calendars can also keep students on track for deadlines and assignments. With the facts and organizers at the student’s fingertips, it is easier for students to find information. Students like easier ways to do work and getting things done faster means more time learning for the

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