Essay Technology And How It Hinders Children 's Creativity

2080 Words Apr 11th, 2016 9 Pages
Technology and Children
Tanya Ortiz
National University

The purpose of this paper is to inform the reader of modern technology and how it hinders children’s creativity. Technology should be a tool that helps develop a child’s creativity, in addition to helping them in their daily life. Informing the parents and their children about cyber bullying can prove to be very useful in the prevention of such cases. Technology can also be a resource for children to advance their creativity.

Technology and Children One of the most important things for a child to develop is a sense of self; they have to discover who they are as a person. Technology is taking creativity from children, and enabling bad behaviors. Technology can be utilized in many different ways, both useful and destructive. In the more recent years, the average American’s everyday life revolves around technology and is only becoming more dependent on it. Technology has proved to be useful in areas such as communication. Improvements in laptops and phones have made communicating very easy and enjoyable. While technology can be something that helps and develops a person it can also enable a person to act a certain way. Children have found new ways to take traditional bullying to cyber bullying, were children are consistently being bullied and they can find and escape. While creativity is decreasing, from children constantly being behind a computer screen, cyber bulling is…

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