Should Cell Phones Be Banned?

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Cellphones in class By: Easton Stackis Have you ever wanted to use cellphones in school? Cell phones have many benefits and positive uses that help students during school a lot. Although cell phones can be distracting they should be allowed in school in case of an emergency, to teach responsibility, and to help in school like homework and research. Cell phones are very helpful in emergencies. With cell phones, parents know if their children alright in an emergency. Which takes a lot of stress off the parents. Also, it is easy to contact the authorities ( police, firefighters, and the ambulance). If they forgot homework they could call their parents to bring it you. "Forty percent of cell owners said they found themselves in an…show more content…
Most working people benefit from having their cell phones on them. They will learn how to use it to their advantage. McGuire a teacher recommends parents teach their children to ask for permission to take photographs of other people or post the snapshots to social media. This will teach how to responsibly use your cell phone. These are just a couple ways cell phones can help teach responsibility. Another way they help during schools is that is saves the school money and time. Also cellphones have many benefits for the school. For example they can save money by not having to spend it on devices like computers and graphing calculators. Also it is a research aid. "Sixty-four percent of 18 to 29 year olds have used their phone to quickly get information they needed." This shows that this is a very useful research aid. Forty-two percent have had trouble doing something because they did not have their phone nearby. This is another reason that cellphones should be allowed in school. They can help children with all the features the cellphone has today. Finally it saves precious class time by it having less time to take out. "Charlie Wells said "I 'm a faster texter than typer,". This means that cell phones are a better and faster research aid than laptops. This
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