An argument

against Cell phones in the classrooms

First Argument

1. Cell phones create a distraction because they can do anything with out study in their phone: play game, listen to music


It was found that 95% of students ring their phones to class everyday, 92% use their phones to text message during class time, and 10% admit they have text during an exam on at least one occasion (Tindell, Bohlander)

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Second Argument

1. Cell phones probably let the student become lazy because they can cheat on their phones


- 41% of teens say that storing notes on a cell phone to access during a test is a serious cheating offense, while 23% don't think cheating at all (Greg Toppo)

- 45% of teens say that texting friends about answers during test is a serious cheating offense, while 20% say it's not cheating at all (Greg Toppo)

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Third Argument

1. Cyber bullying on phones because they can have bullying online, and making it the most common medium for cyber.


- Nearly 43% of kids have been bullied online (DOSOMETHING.ORG)

- 70% of students reports seeing frequent bullying online (DOSOMETHING.ORG)

- Over 80% of teens use a cell phone regularly, making it the most common medium for cyber bullying (DOSOMETHING.ORG)

- 68% of teens agree that cyber bullying is a serious problem (DOSOMETHING.ORG)

- 81% of young people think bullying online is easier to get away with than bullying in person (DOSOMETHING.ORG)

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