Cell phones should be banned in school.
Have you ever texted someone during school? What were the consequences? Cell phones should be banned because they are a distraction, they cause cyber bullying and, and you can’t trust students.
Cell phones cause a distraction and draws attention to you,
According to Oxford Learning.com, when students use their cell phones to check social media and to text friends, it leads to distraction to the whole class. When you scroll your Instagram feed or text your friends it draws attention to you instead of the teacher. Most high school students have their phone twenty-four seven. The older the student the more likely to take ownership of having a phone. Research shows, 59.8 percent of fifth graders, 50.6 percent of fourth graders and 39.5 percent of third graders, took ownership/reported that they have a phone. In addition to cell phones being a distraction, cell phones can cause cyber bullying.
Cell phones can cause cyber bulling in school times.
According to economictimes.com, they found that 9.5 percent of children were reported of being cyber bulling. Can you imagine being cyber bullied. In addition, 49.6 percent of children have a phone in primary school. According to a paper ran by American journalist a teenage girl killed herself because
She did not want to get cyber bullied ever again. Finally, some people think phones can be good but no.
Cell phones can’t be used for good purposes it is a distraction,
Cell phones can be used for education however, according to campus technology, 54 percent use them to text their friend’s 52 percent use them to browse social media. This can affect student’s ability to complete tasks and homework. Further evidence shows, Undergraduates asked to put their phone in another room did better on a test then students asked to turn them off and put them face down or in a bag. So, if you have your phone in your pocket and you’re taking an essay I recommend take a break and put it in your locker.
Cell phones should be banned because they are a distraction the cause cyber bulling and students cannot be trusted. Cell phones can be used for good, but they are just as bad as hades.