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Alberta Education Cellphone Use in School Survey

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  • The Government of Alberta wants to hear from Albertans about how students should use cellphones in schools. 
    • Communicating about practices/rehearsals for school organizations (teams, clubs, etc.) 
    • Checking transit schedules 
    • Staying in touch with families about issues or emergencies 
    We want to hear from all Albertans, including parents, guardians, teachers and other education professionals. Your input will help inform future government direction on cellphone use in schools.  
  • The survey will take 10 to 15 minutes to complete and closes May 3, 2024.   
  • However, there are concerns that cellphones can be a distraction in educational environments and can sometimes be used inappropriately within classrooms and schools.   
  • Teachers may occasionally use cellphones in classrooms for learning and teaching purposes. There are many other reasons a student may use a cellphone within school hours, including: 
  • In Alberta and in many other places across the world, student cellphone use is increasing. For children and youth, it typically becomes more prevalent as students advance through the grades. 
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