Instigator / Pro
0
1500
rating
6
debates
41.67%
won
Topic
#4909

Should students be allowed to use smartphones in school?

Status
Finished

The debate is finished. The distribution of the voting points and the winner are presented below.

Winner & statistics
Winner
0
0

After not so many votes...

It's a tie!
Parameters
Publication date
Last updated date
Type
Standard
Number of rounds
4
Time for argument
Three days
Max argument characters
10,000
Voting period
One week
Point system
Winner selection
Voting system
Open
Contender / Con
0
1524
rating
51
debates
75.49%
won
Description

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Round 1
Pro
#1
Introduction:
Cell phones within educational institutions can offer a range of benefits that contribute to a more dynamic and effective learning environment. By leveraging the informational and organizational capabilities of these devices, students can enhance their educational experience, develop practical skills, and better prepare for the demands of a technology-driven society.

Arguments:

Digital Learning Tools: Many educational apps and platforms are designed to be used on mobile devices. Allowing cell phones can promote the use of these tools, enabling personalized learning experiences and catering to different learning styles.

Engagement and Participation: Incorporating cell phones into lessons can foster active student engagement. Teachers can use polling and interactive apps to involve students in discussions and activities, making the learning process more dynamic.

E-books: Cell phone e-readers make textbooks more accessible than ever. Textbooks are a necessary part of many classes, but their high cost and heavy weight often get in the way of educational accessibility. With a phone’s e-reader capability, however, most textbooks are available at the tap of a finger.

Digital Organization
: Cell phones can help students stay organized by providing tools for setting reminders, managing schedules, and taking notes. Many students find it convenient to use digital tools to keep track of assignments, due dates, and important events.

Help for disabled or people with disorders Cell phones often come equipped with cameras and audio recording capabilities. Which can help people who cannot write well or have problems remembering things to reobserve classes and school work

Research, Studies:
A study conducted by Sonja Lyubomirsky, Laura King, and Ed Diener found that happiness causes success. Cell phones should be allowed in school not only because a study shows it makes students happy.
Con
#2
Forfeited
Round 2
Pro
#3
Forfeited
Con
#4
Forfeited
Round 3
Pro
#5
Forfeited
Con
#6
Forfeited
Round 4
Pro
#7
Forfeited
Con
#8
Whatever,  we both forfeited a lot.