How often do you use your cell phone, I always use my phone and see others
using theres whether they are driving, walking down the street, or even in class. Cell
phones have become a part of our everyday lives. However it is always a controversy in
the classroom between teachers and students whether cell phone usage should be
allowed in school. Students like me enjoy texting during their classes, but most teachers
oppose having cell phones in class.
I personally am one of the students who you could say has a “cell phone
addiction” I am the one teachers catch texting from the corner of their eye as my fingers
move quickly across the screen of my Iphone during class. For this reason teachers find
phones distracting. I can diffidently see why teachers get mad at texting during class
because students cannot put their full, divided attention into what the teacher is saying,
therefore what is the point of trying to explain something to someone who isn’t paying
attention. Teachers come to school to educate students because it is their job, and they
find it disrespectful if a student isn’t listening.
Teachers do not get mad about cell phones in class because they are mean, or
don’t want students to socialize, but they do it for students benefit. They are trying to
prepare students for the future and the lives we will go on to live after high school. If we
don’t learn what we are supposed to during our high school years we will not be
prepared for the advanced knowledge college or university offers us. After high school
no one is going to tell us we aren’t allowed to use phones in class, but it is out loss if we
don’t learn what we are supposed to. Teachers are only trying to prepare us for the real
Not only are teachers trying to prepare us for university and college, but also our
lives after that. When we get older and have to go to work regularly to provide our...