All I am trying to say is that they will be too much of a distraction than from learning the cold hard facts from a book, and our kids will become dependent on electronics than know how to do things themselves. Administrators must evaluate the pros and cons of allowing cell phones in schools and make a decision based on their own student population. Says: In Panama where I teach, people live by their cell phones. Then some students can Google exam questions and copy whatever they find online, and in most cases this data published online is not correct which results into exam failure. I be trying a chill They be trying to sour the thrill No pun intended, was raised by.
For some parents, age is a major factor. Cell phones are confiscated if they are heard or seen in class and students are fined from the office before they can get the phones back. Many a student has been suspended because they refuse to take their device to the office after using it during class. Many students, like biased media hubs are interested in shocking, horrifying and getting the attention of a mass audience via cheap thrills. Yes I take a phone to school. My school used to allow us to bring in phones and leave them at the office, yet for some reason that has changed.
The trick with cell phones in school is that students should not leave valuable property in a car or locker, because it could get stolen. Yes it is very important for students to be able to communicate with their parents in case there is an emergency if anything happens to the student or to their family. The website collects the data and puts it into a graph, where teachers can project their answers on a smart board and discuss the answer choices with the class. If teachers are worry that when students use phone during class and will not pay attention, they could just buy a box with a lock in it. In addition to that students can also trade answers with other students in class through Facebook, sms, kik, message and other social apps.
Yes I have taken my phone to school and it does not hurt my learning because some should know a time to be on it and a time not be on it. Teachers can also use text messaging service to send simple assignments to their students while at home. Some responsible students know when to use them, but not all students are responsible, so, we need strict rules to govern the usage of cell phones at school. Do you ever see students using phones to cheat? Keep in mind that our kids are supposed to be learning at school. Moreover, other emergencies such as natural disasters and illnesses also occur in schools. Everyone involved in the fight was tagged, including the boy who was beaten up.
During this discussion, both teachers and students get to know each other deeply. I have to admit though, if I were a teen, I would want to use them all the time as well. Yes and no But the part for yes is because some students will use it for the right reasons like for a calculator or for when they some quick resources. Kids do not need them while they are walking to their next class. In addition, pictures may be taken at home of notes that can easily be hidden within a phone and later used to cheat on an exam. Yet, I also disagree with this point of view. It is not bad for parents to reach their children while at school, natural disasters and criminal activities in schools are on the rise, so parents may want to stay in connection with their children just in case something wrong happens.
Since they get free Wi-Fi in classrooms; it even becomes easier for them to cheat. Maybe to reduce the distraction caused by these gadgets, teachers can simply regulate the time of using of cell phones in school. It is very important for a student or anyone to be able to contact someone. During my school days, I never used a school phone, because it has no privacy and a student has to move to the administrative block to make a call, so in this, I agree, we need to have cell phones as communication tools. Parents don't deserve to be worried!!! Most mobile phone service providers offer cheap internet subscription packages, so students will find it easy to transfer data or make more extensive research online using their cell phone. I have the wonderful fortune of working with teenagers all day long in the high school setting.
Phones can also be used for educational purposes , like for looking up things for a project if there are no I pads or enough computers or laptops. Although, by allowing students to have there cellphones during school there is a slight chance that unhealthy social drama, bullying, exc. Another cell phone policy is leaning towards a shift in administrators thinking. In more serious emergencies, like a school threat or shooting, cell phones could help students connect with worried parents. Yes I think they should be able to take their phones to school in case of an emergency or they might be feeling sick or something like that. While there are several significant disadvantages to allowing cell phones in school, there are also some legitimate reasons kids should be allowed to carry phones. If the case is about class disturbance, it does not mean that we have to completely ban them.
Smartphones have the ability to provide students with so much information in an instant that teachers cannot deny that they can be powerful tools that enhance learning in the classroom. Yes phones do cause bullying and that will cause drama between people. I waited there for twenty — thirty minutes and then just decided to power through the day since they obviously forgot about me. As a result, we had a very quick response time to getting kids out of the area and in their own homes. Footage of the attack was circulated on students' phones. So, in my opinion, i suggest that cell phones should be allowed in schools, though regulations should be set to control their usage. If a student does not ride the bus, he or she can call family members to pick them up to get a ride home.