Should Cell Phones be allowed in Schools?
Among all the modern electronic gadgets, the most common is a cell phone. It has become an integral part of modern man's life. Almost everyone, is using it. This wide usage of cell phones creates a big problem especially while they are being used by school going children. some State governments put a ban on the usage of cell phones in schools because they help in the perpetration of certain very unhealthy activities.
Usage of cell phones in schools has both positive and negative sides. Cell phone is the best source for those parents who remain worried for the safety and security of their children. But there have been reports about the ...view middle of the document...
Some State governments took a major step and put a ban on the use of cell phones in schools and colleges. It was felt by them that cell phones helped in the perpetration of certain very unhealthy activities that could have serious socio-psychological ramifications. Nowadays whether cell phones should be allowed in schools or not becomes a moot topic.
Generally parents are much concerned about the safety and security of their children. Parents feel that they should always be able to get in touch with their children with regard to their general well being, instead of merely drowning in anxiety. And cell phones prove to be the best source for them. It is true that cell phones can be a great communication and safety tool. Students can summon help if they were stuck in any emergency situation. Especially the girl students, when equipped with cell phone have a better chance of safety. But usage of cell phones has many negative sides also. There have been instances where cell phones were used to cheat in the examinations. Students, having cell phones may use them to cause enough inconvenience, like playing funny ring-tones to distract the classes, clicking pictures, playing games etc. It may lead to the non-serious attitude for the individual.
The newspapers are full of reports each day about the several disorders and dysfunctions caused by the cell phones. Youngsters communicate all kinds of emotions using text messages, and the result is serious distortion of language. Students get so much habitual of writing in short forms that sometimes they are not able to write a correct spelling on paper. Cell phones may also be used for defaming, creating pornographic content, organizing criminal activities. Build-in-digital cameras are...