Accessed on 8th November, Secondary school students need to be re-orientated on the need to set their priorities right.
Jarrat, J. Other Ancient Types of Mobile Phones Source: Olanrewaju Field Work 4 However, in recent years, different types of mobile phones have been produced by different phone manufacturers.
Therefore, the significant difference between mean of performance of private school students could be because 31 students make use of their mobile phones while teaching is on-going, thereby making them lose concentration or get distracted.
Most of the teachers working in poor schools or schools having run short of basic facilities often have low performance expectations from their students and when students know that their teachers have low performance expectations from them, hence it leads to poor performance by the students.
N Table 4. In an attempt to discuss about the issue of this topic on mobile phones and its impact on students performance, personal observations has been seen among student using the phones for visiting social platform, such as the Facebook, Twitter, 2go, Myspace and instant messengers yahoo messengers, msn messengers and blackberry pinging instant messengers especially the internet enabled ones, during academic periods and off academic periods indicating that the internet phones have a strong effect on the students.
The use of Mobile Phones has also been addressed with other focuses, such as enhancing Academic performance in Distance Education. Kelly, M. In their research on the relationship between previous academic performance and subsequent achievement at university level, they found that students learning or studying at graduate level and the score secured did not predict any academic achievement at university level.
This study therefore, seeks to address the impact of mobile phones on student performance in secondary Schools. Pew Research center, 7 Fig. The Modern Types of Mobile Phones.