There are many apps such as Edmodo, that have been developed specifically for iOS devices to keep students and teachers linked in a convenient way. This kind of expedient organization should be encouraged in the classroom. Students often have difficulty memorizing things and taking notes. Mobile phones have played an extremely important role in memorization. Many phones have a voice-recording feature that can be used to record notes and lessons for later revision.
However, they can also be used for less important reasons, such as an excessive amount of texting. One big issue concerning cell phones and teenagers is the use of cellphones in high school settings. Cell phones distract students and teachers. Therefore, cell phones ought to be banned from high school classrooms. Students can cheat on exams using their phones.
In schools, different types of technology help students learn in unique ways. Some types of technology that aids us in learning are laptops, Promethean boards, calculators, cameras, cell phones, and e-books like the Nook or the Kindle. Below are some examples of how they can help, or even hurt, students in the process of enhancing their knowledge. The laptop is one piece of technology that helps us in our classrooms. One way they help us is when we use My Access or Apex.
However, text messaging has been a major problem with students texting in class interfering with the disruption of their learning. Most teachers express how they feel about cell phones being a distraction to others, however very few students have complaints about the use of cell phones in class. Text messaging in class should be allowed by choice of the students, it can easily be discreet and the possibility of an emergency. Text messaging in class should be allowed by the choice of students. In the argument “Tapping into Text Messaging” by Janet Kornblum, says teens, techies and other early adopters leading the charge to text say it is a great way to communicate when they are too busy to talk or when making a call would be rude or impractical.
Some of the pros that will be discussed are research, safety, during and after school use. With a cell in class students would be able to study more because, research and read more about their topic with information online and in the form of eBooks. In terms of Lake Lure Classical academy, students are not issued individual computers but only a school set which has to be shared other classrooms. If students could use their cell phones this would save the school money for equipment because, parents are paying for the phones not the school. If there a gunmen, bomb threat or a fire happened students could contact help, call parents, take a picture of the suspect/suspects and warn others.
MOBILE PHONES SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED IN SCHOOL Good afternoon, today we will be talking to you about why mobile phones should be banned during school time and how it effects your education. Many of us these days have mobile phones. We often see teenagers talking on their phones, or, just as often, texting. It has become a part of everyday life, and a part of our society. Many teenagers and pre-teens get mobile phones as early as possible, sometimes younger than the age of 12.
Last but not least, doing research is the most significant function of a computer. As a college student, the knowledge received in class may not be enough for assignments and term papers. Therefore, students need to do research in order to enrich their knowledge and have a better understanding of the topic. Rather than spending hours reading through aisles of books in the library, students can save a great deal of time simply by using a computer and search engines such as Google or Bing, which can direct them to relevant information in
It isn’t practical. Specific rules need to be put in place so that phones are silenced and in backpacks during class. 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 not simply for talking to friends, but “just in case”. I know I do and have used it more than once to summon help.
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.