Electronic Devices in Schools

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737739855
  • Publisher: Cengage Gale
  • Publication date: 12/14/2007
  • Series: Issues That Concern You Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 112
  • Age range: 12 - 15 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     5
Schools Struggle with Rules for Electronic Devices   Ellen R. DeLisio     8
Electronic Devices Should Be Required, Not Banned   Mike Elgan     16
Students Should Unplug in Class   Valerie Schultz     22
Banning iPods Will Not Stop Student Cheating   Michael Bertacchi     27
Cell Phones Should Be Allowed on School Property   Janne Perona     31
The Cell Phone Ban Needs Rethinking   Ellen Song     35
Camera Phones Create a Spylike Culture   Rafi Martina     41
Students with Cameras Keep Teachers on Good Behavior   Todd Seal     46
YouTube Belongs in the Classroom   Stan Beer     49
Classroom Activities Should Not Be on YouTube   Scott Jaschik     54
Teachers Should Not Ban Students from Being Online in Class   Ken Fisher     60
Laptops for All Students Should Be Standard   Mark A. Edwards     65
Laptops for All Students Is Not Yet Practical   Bob Moore     72
Students with Laptops Are Less Engaged in Class   David Cole     80
PDAs Can Be Useful in the Classroom   Diane Curtis     85
Electronic Devices EnableBullying$dEditorial Board of the Portsmouth Herald     91
What You Should Know About Electronic Devices in Schools     96
What You Should Do About Electronic Devices in Schools     99
Organizations to Contact     100
Bibliography     105
Index     108
Picture Credits     112
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