Today’s poll: Time to ban BYOD tablets from lessons?

Ofsted has warned that the use of tablet devices – especially those brought in by students – can be extremely disruptive and make it difficult for teachers to teach, so is it time to ban them from lessons?

 

Time to ban BYOD tablets from lessons?

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Comments

  1. cathy_farr

    SchoolsImprove I teach in a lot of schools. In my experience kids can’t spell or punctuate; devices don’t help. Books help, writing helps

  2. spook

    cathy_farr SchoolsImprove I read a lot of online forums.  IMHO those who grew up without tablets or phones can’t spell either, so clearly a LACK of them doesn’t help either. I believe you are placing blame at the wrong door.

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