Should middle school students be allowed to have cell phones in school?


 

Created by: Ginny

Activity Category: Design a Cell Phone

Resource Category: Additional Resources

Grade Level: 6-7

Type of Resource: Website

Additional Resource Description:
Debate website
Note: After the debate, teacher can extend cell phone design unit to include additional design features that could be added to the cell phone so that it could be better suited for having it in school, based on issues brought up in the debate.

Website Address (if applicable): http://www.debate.org/debates/cell-phone-should-be-allowed-in-middle-school-./1/

Standards Type: National Standards

Standards Explained:
Common Core: Speaking and Listening Comprehension and Collaboration and Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Class Management and Safety Issues:
Students work in groups of 3-4.
Students need to agree ahead of debate on what respectful communication is and to participate in the debate respectfully.

Tags: cell phone design, debate, middle school, redesign


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