95% of parents think students should
carry there phones in school
“cell phones are just another major
distraction in school”
An electronic telecommunications device,
often referred to as a cellular phone or cell phone.
mobile phones connect to a wireless communications
network through radio wave or satellite
transmissions. most mobile phones provide voice
communications, short message
service(SMS),multimedia message service(MMS),and
newer phones may also provide internet services such
as web browsing and e-mail.
How are cell phones a distraction
Can be used to cheat
Kids can play games on them in class
Can text other students in class
Can text parents to bring forgotten homework
Why can teachers have their
phones in class?
Teachers can not cheat
Have contact with family in case of emergency
Will not text other teachers
Who should be allowed to have cell
phones in school?
Philadelphia schools allow kids to carry cell phones in
Parents say if teachers can then students should be able
Teachers say only staff members should have cell
phones in school
Why should students be allowed to
have cell phones in school?
Students would be able to be in contact with their
In case of emergency
Why are cell phones banned?
Can cause distraction
Students can use them to get drugs
Students can plan attacks with cell phones
Can be used to cheat
According to New York schools they are banned
because of 9/11
College students have many reasons to consider
using a cell phones, since cell phones are one of the
most versatile electronics on the markets. Besides the
obvious communication advantages, newer cell
phones have features, such as cameras and internet
access, that can help college students with all aspects
of their college experience, from their studies to their
Disadvantages of mobile phone
Cost-With monthly costs starting at $40 for voice service, as of 2009, cell phone
use is expensive. Added to that are the costs of the hardware, text messaging,
roaming, and downloading.
Distraction-Cell phones can ring in the middle of movies, music concerts, plays
and other areas where silence is required, such as libraries, bookstores and
hospital rooms. This happens despite signs and verbal requests. In addition, the
glow of cell phone screens from text messages can annoy and distract people in
the darkness of a theater.
Driving-Cell phone use while operating a vehicle has caused so many accidents
that five states had banned calls and 12 had prohibited text messaging, as of
Lack of Privacy-Because cell phones provide no audio feedback through the
earpiece, some people talk much louder with cell phones than they do through
land lines. This exposes the people around them to their conversations.
Health-Cell phones emit low levels of RF (radio frequency) radiation. Large
amounts of this energy can heat and damage tissue, especially around the eyes
and testicles, which do not have enough blood flow to carry away such heat.
There is also concern that cell phones might cause cancer, headaches, sleep
problems and memory loss.
Cell phones have completely changed our world. People now use them for
leisure time, business, school, and so much more. Cell phones are not just
cell phones anymore. People rely on them for video chatting for conference
calls, searching the web for nearby restaurants, taking pictures of their
travels, using a GPS tracking system, etc. The majority of people own cell
phones nowadays and people rely on them more than ever. Cell phones
have become a part of everyday life and I could not imagine what it would be
like having to live without having a cell phone. Being away at school I still
am able to keep in contact with my parents and grandparents although I am
far away from them. Cell phones are a vital service in the human connection
because people are able to have connections that the past decades never
imaged. The cell phone is an incredible invention that has altered our lives