How Does Technology Affect Children

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As technology improves through the years, we as a human race must evolve to keep up with the ever-changing world. Technology has a different effect on adults as they evolve with it, but children are raised with it. From the day they’re born, technology plays a major part in their lives. The problems start in the early stages and imprints on them. It follows them into their later years and then they do what their parents did to them to their children. How does one outweigh the bad with the good when it comes to technology and their children? There’s no definite way to know how technology can and will affect the child as it grows. It is indisputable that technology is an integrated into our everyday lives, making daily tasks and functions easier for us. We constantly bounce back and forth on whether or not technology has negative or positive impact on our children.
Parents use lights to distract them from their minor problems. When a child cries, the parent may hand them their phone to stop the cries. A child’s attention span in
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It’s a never ending circle of pushing technology onto our children. It’s a never ending circle of how technology affects them. They don’t want to fix the problem of children losing the ability to use their imagination to keep themselves entertained. We as an older generation realize it’s easier to solve the problem superficially. We tend to ignore things if they don’t seem like a major issue however, technology seems to be tightening its hold on us. The challenge for parents, therefore, is in finding tech gifts that help their children develop new skills while still being fun. That responsibility now falls into the hands of the parents to fix this problem, but the same technology that is new to the parents is and may be new to them as well. Smartphones, computers, televisions, and tablets are new to Baby Boomers, Generation Y, and Millennials. They’re just as fascinated as the children

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