Should Cell Phones Be Allowed in Classrooms?
Many young people have their own cell phones, and they use them to connect with family and friends and to easily find information. This can pose a problem in schools, as cell phones become a distraction or a tool used to cheat on tests and quizzes. Many people have strong opinions on cell phone use in schools, and this debate opens up important questions about students' rights. Readers are introduced to this debate through balanced text and a graphic organizer that clearly present the arguments on both sides. Fact boxes and full-color photographs enhance this crucial critical-thinking exercise.