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Database link: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED497423.pdf
Should cell phones be banned in the classroom
Use of cell phones in schools is one of the common issues discussed by school boards; the discussion has elicited debate among parents and teachers not only in the US but in many countries across the globe. New technologies like mobile phones are typically known to improve efficiency, but when such technology becomes flexible, it can become disruptive and distractive. That is why some parents support the use of cell phones in school. Other parents oppose the idea citing many reasons.
Mobile phone companies have invented different feature designed to aid students during the learning process. Despite the fact that use of cell phones in schools can positively impact on students learning the process, most students misuse these gadgets causing distraction and disruption during learning.
Why cell phones should be banned in the classroom
In most affluent schools, students own cell phones and are likely to use them in class causing disruption. Students frequently walk in and out of class to receive calls. Students` movement in and out of class to receive calls causes unnecessary disruption during the learning process. Teachers using mobile phones in the classroom can distract teaching when they receive a message that needs urgent reply (Green Garage Blog 2).
Students should not use cell phones ...