Positive Effects of Mobile Phones at School

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Positive Effects of Mobile Phones at School

Having a backward perspective from the past up to the present, development on lifestyle and technology is definitely seen tangibly. With the mobile phones increasing demand on younger generation, there are positive effects towards the academic status of the students. From just a slow-paced communication system to a fast and advance method of communicating, all individuals are affected especially the younger generation which include students in schools.
Technology has advanced beyond our wildest dreams in the past years. Schools have always struggled with the issue of making policies to control the latest and greatest technology used by students. Years ago schools struggled with pagers or beepers because they had a stigma of being linked to drug activity. Then the cell phone came on the scene and schools were overwhelmed with the task of trying to control the use of cell phones by students.
Today, cell phones and other devices are used by millions of people across the country. Cell Phone technology has advanced to the point where they have the functions and capacity of a computer, allowing students and adults to access the internet, music, take pictures, send messages, etc.
A controversy has arisen of whether educators and administrators should embrace cell phone technology and create lessons using the cell phone or continue to restrict use of cell phones during school hours. This has been the major issue towards adapting the new phase of education scheme or either to stick to what is usual way of teaching. And whether it has affect the academic structure more of advantages or just pulling it down to a lower quality of education.
Modern technology has become an integral part of human. In the existence of these gadgets, further features are added very rapidly across the needs and wants of the users. From educational…...

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