Teens and Mobile Phones     By: Shauna Riedy           IT 743
Are we losing the importance of face-to-face communication in our society?
Nearly Half of Teens don’t believe theycould survive without their cell phone.• Many believe cell phone use is harming  – ...
75% of teens have a      88% of them text daily     cell phone    ages 12-17           2/3 of teens would                 ...
One in three teens send more then 100 text messages a day, or 3000          texts a month
34% of teens ages 16-17 say they have          text while driving.Over half of cell owning teens say they   talk on the ph...
Texting a distraction in the classroom?     Many believe it to be a valid tool.        Positive Effects of Texting in the ...
Average of teens sent2,272 text per month.Average of 80 per day.    Texting May Be Taking A Toll
Texting is said to lead to:    -sleep depravation       -failing grades -repetitive stress injuries           -anxiety   -...
Advantages to Texting                  -multitasking                     -speed                       -fun     -avoiding f...
Test Messaging-plans are the most demanding -ruined social communication         -writing skills       Negative Aspects of...
ResourcesTeens and Mobile Phones         Positive Effects of Texting In                                       The Classroo...
ResourcesNegative Aspects of Text      Messaging
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  1. 1. Teens and Mobile Phones By: Shauna Riedy IT 743
  2. 2. Are we losing the importance of face-to-face communication in our society?
  3. 3. Nearly Half of Teens don’t believe theycould survive without their cell phone.• Many believe cell phone use is harming – Vocabulary – Communication Skills – Writing Skills
  4. 4. 75% of teens have a 88% of them text daily cell phone ages 12-17 2/3 of teens would rather text then talk Teens and Mobile Phones
  5. 5. One in three teens send more then 100 text messages a day, or 3000 texts a month
  6. 6. 34% of teens ages 16-17 say they have text while driving.Over half of cell owning teens say they talk on the phone while driving.
  7. 7. Texting a distraction in the classroom? Many believe it to be a valid tool. Positive Effects of Texting in the Classroom
  8. 8. Average of teens sent2,272 text per month.Average of 80 per day. Texting May Be Taking A Toll
  9. 9. Texting is said to lead to: -sleep depravation -failing grades -repetitive stress injuries -anxiety -distraction in school
  10. 10. Advantages to Texting -multitasking -speed -fun -avoiding face to face communicationCell Phones Key to Teens’ Social Lives, 47% Can Text with Eyes Closed
  11. 11. Test Messaging-plans are the most demanding -ruined social communication -writing skills Negative Aspects of Text Messaging
  12. 12. ResourcesTeens and Mobile Phones Positive Effects of Texting In The ClassroomTexting May Be Taking A Toll Cell Phones Key to Teens’ Social Lives, 47% Can Text with Eyes Closed
  13. 13. ResourcesNegative Aspects of Text Messaging

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