Readers respond to the use of fidget spinners in schools
Crazes come and go.
But this latest trend, fidget spinners, takes the cake for being simultaneously hated and loved by parents and teachers alike.
The device has been marketed as an aid for jittery learners who are unable to focus without some kind of distraction.
But the irony is that as much as it has helped some, it has also hindered others.
With scores of learners falsely claiming to 'need' the device when in the classroom.
Earlier this month we published "WATCH: Teachers react to fidget spinners," in which a teacher discusses the craze and the feedback he's received from both the teaching and non-teaching community.
Opinions are divided, here's what readers had to say: