Importance Of Mobile Phones In School

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Picture yourself at a new school. You don’t know your way around well and you have a very hard time finding your way around the school. Time after time you show up late to class. If students were allowed to have their phones in school you could have your phone to remind you, and maybe even access to a map, helping you get to class on time. Students should be allowed to have phones in school. Students could use them in case of an emergency, having phones teaches them responsibility, and they can even use them as learning tools.
One reason why students should be able to bring their phones to school, is in case there is an emergency. There are many things that can happen during the day that could be putting kids in danger. In fact, according to Kwikboost “In more serious emergencies, like a school threat or shooting, cell phones could help students connect with worried parents.” Having cell phones while an emergency happens would be a good thing to have. According to Karehka Ramey’s article “Cell phones can be used by students to report any emergency; students can contact their parents if the school has closed because of a natural disaster or any other abrupt cause.” If a disaster happened wouldn’t you want to be able to talk to your family. Having a phone would be a good thing to have. Other this might happen that the parents would want to know about. If a student has a practice after school they don’t know about, or they realize that they would like to go to a friend’s house after school, they could easily just use their phones to get a hold of their parents. According to the Veloxity Team “Kids can get a hold of 911 in more serious emergencies or their parents for things like taking the bus or riding home with a friend”. Being able to call 911 or student's’ parents, could keep them safe and keep their parents from worrying. Also many problems that happen at schools including shootings, natural disasters and fires. Karehka Ramey says that schools are getting closed from natural disasters and even shootings, which have become common in some American schools and having phones could keep kids safe. As a matter of fact, Katie Kaush states that there has been over 140 school shootings since 2012. That’s about one a
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