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What is an Appropriate Age for Kids to have a Cell Phone? . By Morgan Burns Communication 1020. What Age Do You Think Kids Should Have a Cell Phone?. Live Poll What age should a kid get a cell phone? Elementary school 14% Middle school or older 63% Whenever they can pay for it themselves

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what age do you think kids should have a cell phone
What Age Do You Think Kids Should Have a Cell Phone?
  • Live Poll
  • What age should a kid get a cell phone?
  • Elementary school
  • 14%
  • Middle school or older
  • 63%
  • Whenever they can pay for it themselves
  • 23%
  • Total Votes: 546
the statistics
The Statistics
  • 18 percent of elementary school kids
  • 61 percent of middle school kids
  • 83 percent of high school kids
  • 54 percent of 8 to12 year olds will have cell phones within the next three years.
why kids should wait to have a cell phone
Why Kids Should Wait to Have a Cell Phone
  • Addiction
  • Other forms of communication
  • Let’s kids experience childhood
  • Distraction in School
pros and cons
Pros and Cons

Positive

Negative

Distraction at School

Cost

Hidden Dangers

Lack of Sleep

Bullying

  • Parental Control
  • Responsibility
  • Safety
  • Accessibility
questions to ask
Questions to Ask
  • How and when will they use the phones? Are the phones for emergency use only or for socializing?
  • Should they be able to send and receive text messages? To and from whom?
  • What is the entire monthly cost, including fees, text messaging, photos, ringtone and music downloads?
  • Will your child pay for all or part of the plan? Will the money come out of her allowance, or is she a teenager with a summer job and a small income?
things you can do as a parent
Things You Can do as a Parent
  • Set Parental Controls

- Phone turns off at a certain time

- Can only call certain people

- Tracking Devices

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bibliography
Bibliography
  • Varma-White, Kavita. "What Age Is Appropriate for a Kid to Have a Cell Phone?" Moms Today. Msn.com, 6 Sept. 2011. Web. 29 Mar. 2012.
  • Lenz, Sara. "Younger Kids Join Cell Phone Frenzy." Stltoday.com. 23 Aug. 2010. Web. 29 Mar. 2012.
  • Youtube