Eye on Education

Go Ahead and Bring that Cell Phone to Class

Smartphones and other handheld devices are becoming more integrated in our daily lives. And so more schools are implementing policies that allow students to use their own gadgets in the classroom. Ohio Public Radio Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow takes a closer look at these policies and what it means to the changing state of education.

Districts around the state are asking kids to B-Y-O-D, which stands for “Bring Your Own Device.” Teachers in these classrooms are no longer telling students to put their cellphones away, instead, they’re encouraging the teens and pre-teens to use these gadgets during their lessons.

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