Should Children Have Access To The Internet And Higher Test Scores?

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“Tests have been made that showed that kids not only had better test scores after using a computer and the internet for six months, but they also had higher GPAs” (Williams). Letting children have access to the internet and computers is going to broaden what children are learning and let them choose what they are learning. Children having higher GPAs and higher test scores will help better schools. When a school board sees the children getting higher test scores or even parents that will cause a better review for the school which greatly benefits that school. Most children today have access to the internet and are able to get on and roam the internet freely at any time, without supervision. They have access to phones, computers, and tablets …show more content…
In face to face communication will become difficult for children because they have no actual interaction experiences. When they don’t know how to communicate face to face they will never be able to get a good job because they won’t know what to say during an interview or keep the conversation flowing long enough to prove that they should get the job. Furthermore a parent states “We are not going to have a handle on how our kids are doing on the most important information resource we have available” (Packard). When a parent doesn’t have control over what their child is searching on the internet they can’t supervise what is being searched and looked at. The internet is not very parent friendly and doesn’t let parents monitor what a child is doing at all times, Additionally parents today always complain about children being on the phone too much or not spending time with the family. “A lot of children are stuck on the computer or on their phones because of the internet” (Maldonado). Children today do not sit down with their families and have quality time children would rather be on the internet getting into trouble. They would rather be glued to their phone feeding into the drama and being up to date in the new gossip. Generally speaking parents of today’s children are worried about their children getting into trouble over the internet or not …show more content…
“Technology is getting more advanced and children are getting smarter” (Maldonado). Technology and the internet are constantly changing and becoming part of everyday life for most teens or children, when the internet advances children must learn how to adjust to those changes done. Children today have a better sense of what can be accomplished because of the internet. When they go exploring the internet the wheels in their mind mind start to turn and their mind becomes more active. Dugan states that “through the interactive world of technology our children are being shaped by their exploration of computers and the internet” (Dugan). When a child opens a computer or uses a phone for internet access they are exposed to a whole new world, children need to be taught by parents what is acceptable to put on the internet and what is not acceptable. Parents teaching their children this will help make the internet a safer place and a great place to help expand their learning. “Indeed the internet throws open whole new worlds for children which they may not gain through classroom experiences” (Angus). As can be seen as technology advances children around the world do as

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