What if you were suddenly told that you are banned from using your cell phone at work? No phone calls, no Internet, no notepad, no calendar, no calculator - nothing. Put the phone away and don't let it be seen - ever.
There are schools that are still treating students like this. A multifunction learning device in your pocket that you are not allowed to touch at your institution of learning - ever. I am speechless.
I think Google illustrates my point in their salute to teachers today:
What are you afraid of?