The Importance Of Cellphones In Education

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Cell phones are for sure one undetachable and necessary company of each citizen nowadays and they always come first on everyone’s must-have items list. Phones have evolved through the last decade, they do much more than a simple call and are basically our cameras, diaries, calculator, calendar and etc. Since the internet became accessible through phones, cells have shown how effectively they can influence our literacy and learning skills. In this paper I will firstly discuss what is literacy and learning process and tools to acquire it. Secondly, I will evaluate if cellphones are easy to use, mobile, interactive, widespread and if they are effective on our focus and concentration. Finally, I will conclude whether or not all cellphones meet …show more content…
Miguel Nussbaum, a doctor of philosophy from Zurich also mentions that “Technology supports reflective thinking and enables students to play a central role in their own learning.” If you take a look at what phones have done in our daily life it shall be easy to understand their effect on social interactivity. Have you ever read any comments on any videos or images? people critique everything together which is a very huge global interaction. Also some operating systems such as Android or IOS feature office space programs that provide a writing space, table drawing and online sharing system which encourages interactivity and is very useful as most of the students can be in touch with their teachers and peers whenever or wherever they …show more content…
Many believe that texting is decreasing teens spelling and grammatical skills and because of extreme use of shorthand or simplified spellings, Texting is ruining the language and writing system. Well first of all, spelling and grammatical errors have always existed and does not only belong to this period of time.Secondly, texting is not even writing! it is actually a written speech, John McWhorter says in ‘Txtng Is Killing Language. JK!!!’ . He also mentions that texting language is actually changing and as a matter of fact, is rather improving our writing, due to including emotions in a grammatical format such as LOL or Slash. Furthermore, texting language develops our cognitive skills, a very important literacy tool, and is similar to being bilingual. So texting can even be addressed as something miraculous to our

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