Mobile Phones at School

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In today’s society everywhere we look people of all ages and genders are striding with their cell phones. Whether we are driving, walking through the town, or even in class, cell phones have become a part of our everyday lives. However it is always a controversy in the classroom between teachers and students whether cell phone usage should be allowed in school. Cell phones were originally designed to assist, to alert, and to prevent disasters from happening. One big advantage is when you have problems at school, something serious happened or teacher wants to talk to your parents, nothing is easier than dial a number on your phone. Secondly, almost everyone is taking advantage from cell phones because of its plenty of functions – calculator, stopwatch, camera, reminders and much more. Where the cell phones have great merits there are also demerits as well. Lots of people use their mobile phones just for enjoyment not for productive use and this is a big disadvantage of cell phones. Today teenage students also have cell phones and they do not pay attentions on their work and keep themselves busy in messaging and music even they use cell phone during school timing. A further disadvantage is the lack of privacy. When we use a mobile phone in a public place someone may be listening to us. Or it can be easily stolen when you accidentally leave it on your desk or drop it somewhere. This may cause loss of your private information and also not so little loss of money. On balance, however, I feel that the advantages of owing a mobile phone outweigh the disadvantages. It is necessity for a modern day living because it makes our lives easier and more

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