Should Cell Phones Be Allowed? Classrooms?

1586 WordsApr 21, 20177 Pages
The framework of learning in school has been the same since our ancestors attended school. Students listen to teachers, parents and elders to learn life and literacy lessons. The world has continued this old style of learning instead of using current technology to further educate young minds. Currently we have endless access to knowledge with the use of cellphones and schools are still hesitant to allow these impeccable devices in classrooms. Schools should take advantage of technology and allow the use of cellphones for educational purposes in classrooms. The reasons why we should use cellphones in school and in classrooms are because they can keep students informed on class assignments, they make the classrooms more active and they can…show more content…
In the seventeen hundreds students use ink when they wrote and took notes, then when the invention of pens and pencils came about ink and feathers became nonessential. When technology can improve learning we should allow it to be use to instruct students to make them better students then the previous generation. The reasons why we should use cellphones in school and in classrooms are because they can keep students informed on class assignments, they make the classrooms more active and they can be used to record different languages progress education on other cultures. Cellphones help students stay informed on class assignments and allows communication to flourish between the students and instructor. “…Web services include messaging sites that teachers can use to assign homework or give students quizzes. In the latter example, students can call in or text their responses, which can be stored on the site so teachers can evaluate students ' progress over time” (Trotter 1). When instructors are given the ability to review a student’s individual strengths and weakness they are better able to teach that individual. Communication is the key to success because it allows all parties to have a concise understanding of the topic of discussion. If a student has a question that they may be intimated to ask in a classroom setting they can text the teacher and gain a response. The teacher can
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