Use Of Cell Phones Should Be Allowed In School

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Walk into any school in 2018, and you will see many students texting, gaming, browsing the internet on their mobile devices. Cell phones have become a new social norm, in fact, 97% of the population in the US owns a cell phone. Many teachers, educators, and principals allow cell phones in the classroom or school because of this reason. However, cell phones should and must be restricted in schools, because, they are a distraction to the students, it is destructive to the health of the students, and cell phones are often used for cyberbullying and have a negative social impact. Cell phones are a distraction to students, they are used to play games such as Rules of Survival. The Rules of Survival is a highly addictive multiplayer first-person shooter game, thus often multiple students are distracted in class playing together*. In addition to gaming, cell phones are used to access social media such as Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook. Students addicted to social media often check their phones to see the latest update, or feel the need to post in class. Perhaps it is true that cell phones can be used to study and do research. However, teachers and educators need to question themselves, if cell phones were allowed on school, do students really have enough self-control to resist such temptations. The use of cell phones is also destructive to the health of the students. Digital screen emits High Energy Visible Light, also called blue light. Research has shown that exposure to
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