Cell Phones in Schools

Cell Phones in Schools

by Stefan Kiesbye

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.g., eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper accounts, to illuminate the issue.; This title explores many issues related to the use of cell phones in schools including: educational purposes; safety issues; sharing important information; allowing use, but with restrictions; distractions caused by using cell phones in schools; and cyber; Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737761559
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 11/22/2013
Series: At Issue Series: Teen Issues
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Cell Phones Should Be Banned in Schools Ron Kurtus 11

2 Mobile Phones Poison in Schools, but Don't Blame Teachers-Blame Parents! Frances Childs 15

3 Storage Services Accommodate Students Facing Cell Phone Bans Kelly Bare 21

4 Campus Safety Must Be Considered if Cell Phones Are Allowed in Schools: National School Safety and Security Services 27

5 Students Have a Right to Privacy if Their Cell Phones Are Confiscated Student Press Law Center 36

6 A Is for App: Smartphones, Handheld Computers Sparked Revolution Anya Kamenetz 41

7 Smartphones Do Not Benefit Classroom Learning Maclean's 53

8 Teaching Students Cell Phone Responsibility Can Begin Early Liz Kolb 57

9 Children in Elementary School Are Too Young for Cell Phones Marguerite Reardon 62

10 Smartphones: Teaching Tool or Brain Candy? Mark Frydenberg Wendy Ceccucci Patricia Sendall 69

Organizations to Contact 74

Bibliography 78

Index 82

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