Ban smartphones in school? Ministry of Culture ponders
Earlier, representatives of the teaching community and parent committees contacted regional education departments and the ministry about a problem that is directly related to a significant decrease in the level of attention during classes at school. It was noted that the use of smartphones not only reduces the level of attention of the student, but also directly affects his academic performance, the nature of work in the classroom, and contacts with teachers and peers during the training, causing psychological problems. In addition, there is a kind of stratification in terms of household incomes - by used smartphones, depending on their value.
Not so long ago, the head of the Ministry of Education Olga Vasilyeva supported the idea of banning schoolchildren from using gadgets during training sessions. After that, the public has split into those who are for, and those who are against.
What do they think about this in the educational committee of the lower house of the Federal Assembly? Boris Chernyshov, the committee’s deputy, representing the LDPR faction, points out that the solution of the issue may be due to “a restriction on the use of gadgets at a price. According to the deputy, it is enough to prohibit the use of smartphones in schools, the price of which is higher than 5 thousand rubles.
How the school will track the price of students' smartphones - according to the provided sales receipts from the store? This deputy has not clarified.
Yes, and how the price of a smartphone ultimately affects the decrease in the concentration of attention of the student during the lesson? After all, “flipping through the pages” or playing “hungry birds” during classes can be done on the gadget at the cost of up to 5 thousand rubles.
In fact, the problem is acute enough, and it is not only for Russia.
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