How The Cell Phone Can Improve The Process Of Teaching And Learning

938 Words Sep 13th, 2016 4 Pages
In high school education, you can introduce students to the use of technology, even if the school does not have an educational computer lab, or many technologies within its assets available. The cell phone can be an ally in the classroom.
Currently in high schools, there are many doubts regarding cell phone use in the classrooms, we can say that educators prefer that their students do not take them to school because they can cause distractions or be misused. But in reality the use of this mobile device can improve the process of teaching and learning. It’s known to students that with this tool they can leverage for a more meaningful learning, where collaborative group participation is encouraged and where teachers could have the space to also learn from their students.
Before entering school some students are immersed in a technological world that as they grow, more and more are introduced to social networking, messaging, creative and dynamic spaces with possibilities virtually endless. It can be said that a high percentage of children and young people have access to a smart phone, which leads to questions, should we prohibit the use of this device in schools? or, teachers must open themselves to the social and technological reality in which they live? (In which students operate naturally).
There are many fears about the use of these in the classrooms, they are considered distracting, but it must be remembered that distractions have always existed. Contrary to popular…

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