School Issues

More Schools Are Giving In to Parents’ Demands About Cellphones

Abstract:

More schools are allowing cellphones in response to parents’ wishes to keep tabs on their kids and make sure that they are safe. Teachers are adapting to cellphones in schools and are using them as learning tools in class.

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Source:

NewsELA

Published:

4/11/2018

Should Cellphones Be Allowed in School?

Abstract:

Most teens go online daily, and are using their phones frequently throughout the day; teachers think that using cellphones is distracting for students. However, others argue that cellphones can be tools for learning in school, from access to educational videos to music to help students focus.

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Source:

School of Education at American University

Published:

9/12/2018

Teenage Hangups: The Drastic Plan to Keep High Schools Off Their Phones

Abstract:

In schools with cellphone bans, teachers frequently have to regulate phone usage during school hours. Some schools are now using Yondr, a pouch system that allows students to lock away their phones for the duration of the school day, as a solution to help students focus.

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Source:

The Guardian, adapted by NewsELA

Author:

Vivian Ho

Published:

9/9/2019

5 Benefits of Using Cellphones in School: Smartphones as Learning Tools

Abstract:

Students frequently have access to cell phones and their many educational apps. Cell phones can help students learn in school by facilitating easy access to information and bringing learning to life through audio and video files.

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Source:

Resilient Educator

Published:

7/12/1905