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Earthquakes are making Japan think twice about banning smartphones in schools

Ephrat Livni
Earthquakes are making Japan think twice about banning smartphones in schools

To allow or not to allow smartphones in schools, that is the question. Educators around the world are struggling with this issue as it becomes increasingly obvious that mobile devices, the most practical of distractions, are deeply entrenched in our postmodern lives and are not going away anytime soon. Earthquake-prone Japan is no exception.