Essay about Technology And Social Media And Technology

1604 Words Dec 9th, 2016 7 Pages
Students of this generation live in a technologically advanced world. As a society, we’ve been told time and time again how technology is evolving for the better; how much more efficient our society is now as a result. Moreover, with minimal time to reflect over this quicken pace lifestyle of how teaching is approached can affect individuals and how they learn today compared to ten years ago. With tablets, laptops, and cell phones, kids can discover the world in new ways with just a simple tap to a touch screen. The technology used today can be an escape from the seemingly stressful world people find themselves in. Digital technology brings social media and gaming apps to the front line of your attention allowing occasional breaks to sit back, relax, and breathe. Although life seems easier, what if technology and social media was not as grand as people make it out to be? Could it be that technology and social media is denying individuals from reaching their full potential, especially in a classroom setting? These questions bring up the main purpose of this paper; how does technology and social media effect students in school? With being a college student and going through most of school with a pencil in one hand and a cell phone in the other, choosing this topic felt appropriate as it is a colossal problem within classrooms and work environments. This paper will be a factual report with an analysis of the problem dealing with the effects of social media on students in a…

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