Abstinence In Education

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Self control is a very important skill in life. This skill is especially important in face to face interaction. It is important to teach responsibility not abstinence because abstinence is only attained through successful responsibility. The cell phones being taken away in the classroom does not teach responsibility with technology, or how to use it wisely and have self control with it. “We didn’t ban pens in our schools because students can pass notes during class. The pencils have also survived even though you could poke someone in the eye” (Ormiston 5). The classroom is a great place for young students to learn about cell phone etiquette and how to learn to not only stay safe, but also how to use the cell phones when you can easily be distracted
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