Cellphone Ban

Ontario to Restrict Cellphone Use in Classrooms Starting November 4

Earlier this year, the Government of Ontario announced that a province-wide ban on cellphones in the classroom is coming soon and today, Ontario's Minister of Education has confirmed that the use of cellphones and other personal mobile devices in classrooms will be restricted starting November 4, 2019. The restriction will apply to instructional time at school, although...

Province-wide Ban on Cellphones in the Classroom Coming Soon to Ontario

According to the Government of Ontario's new vision for 'Education that Works for You’ announced today by the Minister of Education Lisa Thompson, a province-wide ban on cellphones in the classroom is coming soon to Ontario. It was previously reported earlier this week the province was set to ban cellphones in the classroom and now Ontario has...

Central Middle School in Victoria Bans Cellphone Use

Central Middle School, located in the Greater Victoria School District, has a virtual ban of all cellphone use at the school already in effect. In a statement, Central principal Topher Macintosh: “It’s sort of surreal — you come into the building and there are no phones around.” Macintosh noted that there has only been two […]