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Do you agree with the Victorian Goverment banning mobile phones from Public Schools from 'first to last bell'?

By Scarlet . Created on 03 Jul, 2019
Current Affairs 191 votes | 4 Comments
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Jules said on Aug 4, 2019
My son goes to a school that allows the students to have mobile phones in class and the majority of students are listening to music while surfing the internet on their computers that the school provides. So do they ban the computers and go back to chopping trees down? Its a catch 22 But there does need to be some rules to follow.
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braunhi said on Aug 5, 2019
Thanks for your message Jules. I do agree with you and indeed it is a catch 22 situation. On saying this there definitely needs to be rules set. Enjoy your week and take care. B.
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braunhi said on Jul 6, 2019
No question about it in my mind. Kids are at school to learn and not to be on social media. Best move ever and I do hope that all states will do this.
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Irene said on Jul 4, 2019
Absolutely
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Hans Proebsting said on Jul 3, 2019
Your choices are a bit tricky. No phones symbol is on the vote for which you think phones are OK and should not be banned.

I voted in support of the ban, as I believe there is far too much dependence on mobile phones at all ages, not just schools. At schools there are more important things to be concentrating on than keeping in t...
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Scarlet said on Jul 3, 2019
Thank you for bringing that error to my attention which I have now corrected. Some students don't know how to spell as they constantly use spell check on their phones & computers. Thanks for voting and commenting Hans.
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Hans Proebsting said on Jul 3, 2019
I was a schoolteacher for a few decades, and saw the introduction of spellcheckers. I also saw them turn writing with a few errors into total gibberish, as the students would automatically accept every suggestion made by the software without bothering to see if it was correct or not.
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