Do cell phones distract students from their education
By Adriana and Neyra
Reasons why schools don’t allow cell phones.
How parents fell about schools not using cell
How students feel about schools not allowing cell
How cell phones affect grades
Do cell phones affect our health?
Ways to limit cell phone use.
How students use their phone inappropriately.
Dangers of cell phone predators.
Students may text in class.
Students may text answers using their phone.
If students leave their cell phones on during
class and if they receive a call, the others will
Cell phones can be used to send rumors of the
students during class and may be harmful to
“Some boards and administrators prefer to "cave in"
and change policies --- primarily to avoid parental
pressures and school-community politics --- we still
generally advise them not to do so. From an
educational perspective, cell phones primary present
another disruption to the educational environment on
a day-to-day basis.”(www.schoolsecurity.org)
We're giving kids cell phones way too soon, way too
young," one mother says.”
Many of the parents feel that students don’t need cell
phones, parents didn’t have cell phones while they
were young so why them.
0% 0% Yes for schools
No to cell
phone use in
Cellphones affect grades because a students
may not focused as much as they need to be
and may get many answers wrong.
Students may get zeros if they are caught
cheating during a test.
Students may pass notes during class time
which distracts them from learning.
Yes cell phones do affect our health in many
Like when people text or talk late in night they
are lacking sleep. Which is very bad for kids
because in order to grow they need plenty of
Cell phones transmits radiation waves that are
Cell phones, because of the radiation
waves, may cause brain tumors and cancer.
Parents may simply just take away their child’s
Parents need to teach their children the
responsibility of having a cell phone.
If the student fails a paper or another
subject, parents need to take away their cell
phone until the student brings their grade back
Students may send inappropriate jokes or
pictures to their contacts.
Students may prank call people and the
penalty of that may be of getting a fine of up to
$200. But if the victim feels threatened you will
go to jail.
Students may sell drugs or other stuff and
those kind of felonies are very serious and they
will lead up to going to jail.
Another mother talks of a situation her daughter’s friend is
having, "this guy got her phone number, doesn't know
how, could have been through Facebook and it's kind of
creepy. My daughter Candice told her he's a creepy guy."
“when your kids are in activities after school, speaking of
predators, I like the fact they can have their phone to call
Cell phone predators are getting smarter by the minute and
it is very dangerous for everybody.
Please Parents, take care of your children and if you are a
victim, don’t be afraid to speak up.
Students may reach their parents immediately
if there is some sort of accident.
If a student misses a day of school, a classmate
may pass their homework by texting.
A cell phone is a great thing in the life of a busy
student because they can track all their
homework and stay in touch with their
My opinion is that cell phones have their ups
and downs, if the parent teaches us the
responsibilities and privileges of a cell
phone, we will be more careful on the choices
we make on how to use them.