Micaela’s Photo Essay

Sophomore Mariah Taylor is texting while doing her geometry work.  Her focus is straying due to her texting, which is hindering her from completing her assignment.
Sophomore Mariah Taylor is texting while doing her geometry work. Her focus is straying due to her texting, which is hindering her from completing her assignment.
A group of Freshmen are sitting at a lunch table together not speaking to one another. They are so focused on their phones that they aren’t able to socialize with each other.
A group of Freshmen are sitting at a lunch table together not speaking to one another. They are so focused on their phones that they aren’t able to socialize with each other.
A group of kenwood students are in a geometry room so into their phones that they are not paying attention to each other. Phones are a big distraction and stop teens from interacting and socializing with one another when they are together.
A group of Kenwood students are in a geometry room so into their phones that they are not paying attention to each other. Phones are a big distraction and stop teens from interacting and socializing with one another when they are together.
A Kenwood Student is enjoying the activity on his phone, which had all his attention.  He is sitting the opposite way of his peers at the table, which is facing outwards instead of in with everybody else.
A Kenwood Student is enjoying the activity on his phone, which had all his attention. He is sitting the opposite way of his peers at the table, which is facing outwards instead of in with everybody else.
An Iphone 5 is charged while on twitter. Social media plays a big role in why teenagers pay more attention to their phones than their peers around them.
An Iphone 5 is charged while on twitter. Social media plays a big role in why teenagers pay more attention to their phones than their peers around them.
Sophomore Justin is on his phone in class. As you see his phone really has his attention he is so focused on his phone his work was put aside.
Sophomore Justin Felder  is on his phone in class. As you see his phone really has his attention he is so focused on his phone his work was put aside.
Freshmen Jataya Lee is doing her geometry homework and on her phone at the same time. She puts her phone on top of her calculator showing that her phone is a priority.
Freshmen Jataya Lee is doing her geometry homework and on her phone at the same time. She puts her phone on top of her calculator showing that her phone is a priority.
Junior James Galloday is putting his phone in his lap while using it in class so he will not get caught. He isn’t interacting with the class or participating because his main focus is his phone.
Junior James Golliday is putting his phone in his lap while using it in class so he will not get caught. He isn’t interacting with the class or participating because his main focus is his phone.
Freshmen Alan Jackson  is doing her geometry homework and playing on her phone at the same time. The phone seems to be very distracting and is taking away the attention that she is supposed to be giving to her homework.  Instead of her homework being a priority, she is making her homework a priority this is what students consider multitasking.
Freshmen Alan Jackson is doing her geometry homework and playing on her phone at the same time. The phone seems to be very distracting and is taking away the attention that she is supposed to be giving to her homework. Instead of her homework being a priority, she is making her homework a priority this is what students consider multitasking.
Kenwood Students are sitting in class on their phones not even communicating. Phones can prevent bonds and relationships with your peers around you.
Kenwood Students are sitting in class on their phones not even communicating. Phones can prevent bonds and relationships with your peers around you.

Photo Essay

Today’s generation of teens tend to pay a lot of attention to their phone which cause them to lose focus on things that are important such as their school work and socializing with others around them.

Usually when teens get together they talk, laugh, crack jokes and have a good time, but due to phones teens sit in a room together and do not say a word to one another. Phones are teens main focused. Being on your phone and not communicating with those around you could affect you negatively. If you are too busy on your phone you can miss out on having a wonderful bond with someone that could possibly help you. Some people also look at it as a bad impression if you are so into your phone and not paying attention to who is around you.

Teens being on their phones while doing their work is also a big distraction. They get off track and start paying more attention to their phones than their work. Phones ,well technology altogether can mess up a teens priority. Teens look at it as multi tasking not realizing that their phones is the reason that is keeping them up to midnight trying to complete it all. Teens should be able to use technology but they should know when and when not to. Some can maintain the ability of using their phone without getting them off track with more important things such as school.

Teens that are addicted to their phones also pay so much attention to their phone and have their head down they do not pay attention when walking in the hallways etc. Being on your phone can also be very dangerous.

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