Schools, teachers and students are quickly moving from physical settings to online settings and using technologies for teaching and learning under extraordinary circumstances such as COVID-19. Although the implementation of technology in education has been around for the past decade, many designers and teachers are at a loss in identifying the best practices and quick solutions to address immediate teaching and learning needs. While embracing online and digital technology as a benefit for both students and teachers, there is an evolving change in the models of learning, and it is necessary to explore these challenges to ensure that long-term sustainability of the system is achieved. This article addresses the current challenges related to increased online studies through digital platforms. It will offer a focused response towards a teaching-practice perspective article on the impact of teaching and learning with mobile technology. This article hopes to shed light on the role of policymakers in the introduction of digital technology in education to facilitate achieving the full potential of technology in education. In the end, this article excels in its intention to offer ground on the application of technology in secondary education by offering concrete evidence to support its hypothesis.