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PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 15: Gloribe Diaz uses her internet ready cell phone as she listens to Vinton Cerf, whose pioneering work in computers has led him to be called a "Father of the Internet" speaks at Temple University November 15, 2004 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cerf spoke about the Internet's origins and his role in creating the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) while a graduate student at UCLA in the late 1960's. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

We know what a distraction cell phones can be. It’s certain not just a problem for students. How often do we see drivers on 275 staring at their phone while doing 70MPH? A teacher here in the Tampa area came up with this exercise to see just how distracted kids are by cell phone alerts. Check out how many times students’ phones buzzed in just 30 minutes.

Are cell phones a distraction in class? To prove a point, a math teacher asked her class to put their phones on the...

Posted by Hillsborough County Public Schools on Wednesday, February 27, 2019


What’s the solution? How does your child’s teacher handle it? Leave your thoughts on Twitter @WQYKGeno or on my Facebook and I’ll include your comments below.