To Ban or Not to Ban : Schools Weigh Cell Phone Policies | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating |

"Last week, a  study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that cellphones have become "near ubiquitous" [...] Williams notes that it’s difficult for students to have to go from one class where they’re expected to make full use of their phones to another in which the phone has to be off and hidden. He also points to the irony that in a lot of these latter classes, students are “asked to do research on a desktop computer that absolutely has less processing power than the computer in their pocket.” [...]"