Instead of opting to ban or ignore them you can harness the power of cellphones.And by getting your class to use them as part of their learning, you can turn this obstacle into a win for your students.
There are some students who don’t want to use their cell phones in school for academic purposes. The majority feel digital devices help them to learn more effectively. Through active learning, where students are taught and led to recall information through action, rather than passive listening.
The use of cell phones in school may take away the students urge to use them, which would than create a better learning place for these students. Once students show teacher they can handle it, I will agree.
Bibliography "Fair Cell Phone Use in Schools: Pros and Cons of Cell Phones in School." Teaching & Technology.
College students are going to bring their cellphones to class no matter what you do.
As a teacher, you might think you have to try to ban them.