It would be unfair for teachers to use cell phones most of the time because not all students have that ability. There are ways to go around this issue. There are always going to be opposing sides to this argument. Personally I feel that there are solutions available for teachers who dislike cell phone use in class. For example for people who don't have cell phones can partner up with someone who does have one, or there can be school administered tablets each teacher has just in case.
Journal. Even though schools allow cell phones on grounds they aren’t allowed in the classroom. Some schools are concerned that this will result in cheating and cyber-bulling. Some great advantages of cell phone usage in schools are for learning purposes. If schools don’t have enough calculators or computers, students can use their cell phones as a tool to go on an educational website.
Leeban Ali March 28, 2012 As a student who attends high school I believe that cell phones should not be allowed during school hours! Also most of the students have it out and texting during class. Cell phones are becoming more and more of a disruption to the learning progress of students. This will have major affect on them in the long run because when it comes to tests and exams they won’t know what to do. People say that students can use their phones for emergencies at school but they can just make a phone call in the office.
I believe they should not just be permitted to use cell phones, they should be required to use them. Cell phones don’t just allow students to stay connected with family and friends, they are also an excellent learning resource, and they encourage the responsible use of technology. To begin with, cell phones make it possible for students to stay in touch with family and friends.A student can call home and ask a family member to bring them a forgotten assignment or lunch money or to come pick them up if they are sick. Also, cell phones allow parents to keep track of their children’s whereabouts before,during, and after school. And, of course, there’s always the possibility of a student needing to contact a parent because of a dangerous situation.
How often do you use your cell phone, I always use my phone and see others using theres whether they are driving, walking down the street, 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. Students like me enjoy texting during their classes, but most teachers oppose having cell phones in class. I personally am one of the students who you could say has a “cell phone addiction” I am the one teachers catch texting from the corner of their eye as my fingers move quickly across the screen of my Iphone during class.
For teens to interact with their peers, they only need to have cell phone contacts and the peer group experiences can be shared in virtually every place and time zone as long as they can access network coverage. It is hard to count students who do not have cell phones. Teens carry them twenty-four seven, both in and out of school. The cell phone has become a tool for social empowerment among teens. The problem arises that cell phones interfere with a teenager’s ability to execute an effective and accurate face-to-face social and written communication in an educational environment.
Teachers are always looking for ways to bring technology into the classroom, but they probably did not have cell phones in mind when they started to follow that policy. Nowadays there are probably more kids that have cell phones in the classroom than those that do not, particularly in high school but in middle school as well. Cell phones create a new type of
Others may only have class two or three days a week, depending on how they arrange their schedule. Also in high school the rules are very strict. Students are not allowed to eat, drink, or chew gum while in class. Most college professors are not as strict in these areas, depending on the classroom. Cell phones are forbidden in high school, but in college you can talk on your cell phone between classes and occasionally you will find a teacher who allows you to use them in the classroom.
They can also keep track of me, so I won’t be afraid of getting lost anymore. If they allowed elementary and high school students to have cell phones, I believe that it would be more convenient in their studies, since cell phones have the function of the internet. The students won't have to bring a laptop when they want to do research outside. The smart phones also have useful apps such as the dictionary, the schedule, and ibook. The dictionary app can to find the new vocabulary very quickly, the schedule app can remind your plans and the ibook app can allow you to choose what types of book you would want to read.
And strict regulations need to be put on teachers, as well, so the devices are not misused. I also don't think teachers should have access to their cell phones at all, during the day. • I do not believe that schools should allow mobile devices to be used as educational devices, since they can also be used as a distraction. I believe that allowing mobile devices to be used in school is just succumbing to pressure from the students themselves. Since mobile devices are primarily used for socializing and entertainment, I think trying to integrate them into educational lessons would only be opening a Pandora's Box.