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Report: Students Use Smart Phones and Tablets for School, Want More -- THE Journal

Report: Students Use Smart Phones and Tablets for School, Want More -- THE Journal | Smartphones in School | Scoop.it
Most elementary and secondary students are using mobile devices in their studies, either in the classroom or at home. And, according to a new study, the majority would like to be able to use them more in class.
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The case against cell phones in schools - by Allen Gates - Helium

The case against cell phones in schools - by Allen Gates - Helium | Smartphones in School | Scoop.it
Schools have survived for many years without allowing students to carry cell phones into class. Now that technology has enabled students to attain..., Allen Gates
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This reads like sarcasm??

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LISD now allowing students to have cell phones in school - KTRE

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LISD now allowing students to have cell phones in school KTRE Residents that attended the first panther community forum Tuesday night were introduced to a new technology program at Lufkin High School that allows students to use their smart phones...
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"Last year at this time, the school confiscated about 20 phones. This year they have confiscated three."

Good point whipping out cell phone is quicker - "We can research on our phone in class," Lufkin junior Jaylyn Mask said. "We don't have to use the slow laptops, so our cell phones make it faster you can say."

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Schools wonder: Time to stop banning use of cell phones? - The Oshkosh Northwestern

Schools wonder: Time to stop banning use of cell phones? - The Oshkosh Northwestern | Smartphones in School | Scoop.it
Schools wonder: Time to stop banning use of cell phones?
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More schools encourage kids to use own phones, tablets - Beloit Daily News

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More schools encourage kids to use own phones, tablets
Beloit Daily News
Although cell phones were once banned by many schools, smartphones and other electronic devices are becoming more common in the classroom.
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Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: My thoughts on cell phones in school...

Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: My thoughts on cell phones in school... | Smartphones in School | Scoop.it
RT @techiechrissie: Cell phones in school. Food for thought. http://t.co/Z2m8146Grs #edchat @justintarte
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Schools getting smart in use of smartphones

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Most school districts limit or prohibit their students from using cellphones on campus. But two schools in Tangipahoa Parish plan to use their students’ smartphones for classroom instruction …
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School Cell Phone Policies: 7 Common Rules - Law and Daily Life

School Cell Phone Policies: 7 Common Rules - Law and Daily Life | Smartphones in School | Scoop.it
With baby iPhones and children's mobile apps gaining popularity, it's no surprise that school cell phone policies are becoming increasingly comprehensive. Schools across the country have different approaches to the ...
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When the Cell-Phone Had Us Unconnected - The Independent

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When the Cell-Phone Had Us Unconnected
The Independent
The argument for high school students to own mobile phones at school pitches two views: The calmest speaks the language of communication, that is, to friends and family.
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"The more our experience is non-alienated, spontaneous, transparent, the more it is regulated by the invisible network controlled by state agencies and large private companies that follow their secret agendas." Why don't we spare our kids of this before they get out school?"

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Ga. school district launches program to integrate smartphones, Internet into ... - Daily Journal

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Ga. school district launches program to integrate smartphones, Internet into ...
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AUGUSTA, Georgia — Three schools in eastern Georgia are testing a program aimed at further integrating technology into everyday classroom experiences.
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Once-banned cell phones, tablets, now welcome in many midstate schools - Patriot-News

Once-banned cell phones, tablets, now welcome in many midstate schools - Patriot-News | Smartphones in School | Scoop.it
Once-banned cell phones, tablets, now welcome in many midstate schools
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They look at it as a tool,” said Jim Hazen, Lower Dauphin School District spokesman.
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Washington County, Va., School Board approves limited use of cell phones - TriCities.com

Washington County, Va., School Board approves limited use of cell phones - TriCities.com | Smartphones in School | Scoop.it
Washington County, Va., School Board approves limited use of cell phones
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