For example, if a student forgot to bring a calculator to class, they would have one right there on their phone. Students are very forgetful but always remember and treasure things like their cell phones. Most students don’t use the student planner or forget to bring it home, etc. but if assignments were typed into phones and reminded them they would actually do their homework. Furthermore, research on specific topics and websites like dictionary.com would be very useful for students using cell phones because they would have it right there with them at all times and wouldn’t need to go to a computer lab.
This has increased the rate of auto accidents, socially and emotionally distracted us from friends and family, cell phone users have put their own safety at risk while using their phone just walking down the street, and have caused distractions in the class room as well. People who text while driving are not only putting their own lives in danger, but also passengers in their vehicle and others on the road around them. There are so many fatalities on the roads today due to cell phone users. Just looking down at your phone for a second can cause an accident that could have been prevented if they would have just waited to reply to a text message or waited to answer a phone call until they were completely stopped and in a safe place to do so. Use of the cell phone while driving also seems to cause people to drive slower and not pay as much attention when changing lanes.
Think of another time when you had to contact your parents for an emergency but you didn’t know their number and your phone had their number but you couldn’t use your phone because of the school policy. Think of another time when you had a guy with some weapon who have entered your school and you needed to contact the cops and the school for your and other’s safety. These are some reasons cell phones could change students life. Mobile phones are a safety feature in a world that has become unsafe and unfriendly especially to children. How many adults feel safer knowing they have a cell phone in their hands, not simply for talking to friends, but to keep them safe.
Ok now look around you and see how many do this while driving. “Cell phones use is associated with higher rates of dangerous or fatal car crashes.” Mentioned Lawyer Synder, E Law Associates (Synder, 2014). Using a cell phone while driving increases the potential risk of an accident happing. We see many people on a phone in a car trying to make a turn, get over and cross lanes. Your blind spots increase more cause your brain is now focused on your phone call, you felt was important, text message, e-mail, or even tweets/Facebook you are engaged in; rather than the task at hand.
Also in most cases the students forget to turn off the volume to their cell phones which will then interrupt the class or test. The kids see it as fun chatting with their friends while they are in another class, but they don’t see all the important notes being missed. If the teacher is assigning homework or informing the class about an upcoming test the student will not hear, which will then lead to failure! Year after year more and more students get cell phones convincing their parents that it will come in handy in case of an emergency. But if anything urgent were to happen at school the student can go to the office and make a phone call there.
Although droid may not have as much apps as iPhone, the simplicity of their apps is what catches a lot of customer’s attention. Droid phones have over 320,000 apps that you can purchase or install in the Android Market. The Droid has a preinstalled map app that gives free navigation, directions, and pretty much anything a map does. One thing that the Android/ Droid has and the iPhone does not have is the ability to tweak and change your phone around.
Cell Phone Usage While Driving COM/156 Texting while driving can become very dangerous, not only to you as a driver, but also to the other people that may be in the vehicle with you. It is also very dangerous to the other people in vehicles around you. I believe that it is also dangerous to individuals who may be walking down the street as well. There are many distractions of texting when driving a motor vehicle. Visual distraction is caused by taking your eyes off the road to check a text message, or to reply to a text message.
Does banning cell phone use while driving decrease the accident rate? Nowadays almost everyone has a cell phone. It is very common to see drivers talking on the phone while they are commuting to work, school or just everyday errands. Studies have shown that using a cellphone while driving can be just as dangerous driving while impaired . Many accidents occur due to cell phone use because the majority of people are not able to do it safely (2009).
With the growing popularity of cell phones the vast improvements that happen daily gets less involved in face to face or even voice to voice interactions because of texting, social media, etc. Social networking has opened so many new ways for us to connect and being able to access applications from cells makes it easy to keep in touch with loved ones. Introduction of the cell phone The idea of the cell phone was first introduced in the 1800s. In 1843 a man by the name of Michael Faraday studied to see if space could conduct electricity. This man led to the cell phone development.
It limits the ability of the student to concentrate, as they are constantly checking their phone to see who is calling or texting. When a student has their concentration disrupted, they are most likely going to miss out on the lesson being taught. In most of the time, instead of focusing on the teacher, students may become distracted by the ringing or the vibrating of the phone or by reading a text message. It affects not only the student with the cell phone, but it will also cause distraction to the other students sitting near him or her in the class, causing them to lose focus too. How can the students learn anything when they’re too busy texting each other?