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Unformatted text preview: oject head." Teens and Mobile Phones | 146 school girl recalled, "Last year I would use the calculator and pretend I was writing my
work down. Then I would use my calculator in order to get this algebra problem.
Teachers will be like, ‘Oh yeah, you passed this class, ’ and I ’m like, ‘Calculator, ’ in my
41 N ote: T his question regarding monitoring a child ’ s location with the phone did not
d istinguish between calling a child to determine their location, or using a GPS enabled
a pplication to determine the teen ’ s location. Chapter Five: Negative aspects of mobile phones
Adverse “side effects ” of teen cell phone use.
Of course, with new opportunities come new problems, and the cell phone puts new
twists on old ones. This section examines some of adverse ramifications of cell phone use
by teens, including distracted driving, so -called "sexting," mobile harassment, and
unwanted text messages. The chart below shows that among these concerns, distracted
driving and receiving unwanted...
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