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How to fix the teaching crisis: ban mobile phones, absolutely and completely

27 February 2023

4:30 AM

27 February 2023

4:30 AM

Thirty years ago I was teaching in a high school when a student brought in a very early mobile phone. He used it to create havoc by phoning the school switchboard; having friends at home call him while in a class, and generally being annoying.

I recall as a head of department this was brought up at a weekly meeting.

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