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What's the best way to get students to stop using their cellphones in class?

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posted Sep 12 by Khemara

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Smartphones can be both a great educational tool and a great distraction in the classroom. It should come as no surprise that almost every child in the US owns or has access to a smartphone. Statistics show that 56 percent of children age 8 to 12 have a smartphone. That number jumps up to 88 percent of teenagers ages 13 to 17 have or have access to a smartphone. And a whopping 91 percent of middle and high school aged students primarily access the internet via their smartphones.

  • Establish Expectations
  • Engage Your Students with the Technology
  • Take the Time to Walk Around the Classroom
  • Don’t Be Afraid to Take Them Away
  • Give Your Students a Tech Break
answer Sep 13 by Sopanha
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