Essay about Media Research : Technology And Social Media

706 Words Dec 13th, 2015 3 Pages
Media Research Society has been transformed by technology and social media. The media tools for communication, collaboration, and social networking have changed the way parents and families manage their daily lives. This dynamic transformation has not only altered the way educators and parents interact with children, but also how teachers use materials in the classroom. According to a joint position statement created by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (naeyc) and the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College, Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8, “Interactive media provides challenges and opportunities to improve program quality while enhancing children’s cognitive, social, emotional, physical, and linguistic (2).” I completely agree with this statement, interactive media does help prompt the mental and physical development of children; however, if not properly supervised media can have as much of a negative effect as positive on any child. Undesirable use of technology can be unsuitable and affect education and development. I do think the media has a social influence on the guidance strategies we use as parents, to a certain extent. Over the past decade, there has been an explosion of information and advice about raising children in the media. In nearly every category from books and magazines to television and the internet,…

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