Students check their phones in the classroom an average of more than 11 times a day. That can add up to a lot of time spent distracted from schoolwork. And when students are distracted, it’s a recipe for extra stress.
There’s no getting around the fact that school can sometimes be stressful—but stress isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, a bit of stress can actually be good, encouraging students to work harder and learn to perform better under high-pressure situations, like during tests and exams.