Cell Phones and Electronic Devices

Okay, let’s lead off with a subject that I think is a challenge for everyone (alternative ed and comprehensive schools).  So it is being found that the most distracting thing for students in class is their personal electronic devices (PEDs) and the common response is that is part of the 21st century skills so deal with it.  But many know that in many cases a student on a PED in class is typically not looking for the “answer” or information to enhance the class but rather they are looking at text, snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and even more that may not be good to list here.  So here is the question and/or discussion point:  How does your program manage PEDs and their use in an alternative program?  Let’s go folks, weigh in and let’s hear from everyone!cell phone