The Negative Effects Of Technology: Children Using Technology Today

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Children Using Technology Today Over the past decade there has been a massive increase with the performance of technology and has allowed society to have an immediate source of information, phone calls, emails, texts, video chatting, and so much more all within a matter of seconds. The cell phone is small enough to fit in the palm of one’s hand, while at the same time the phone has a large enough screen that people actually watch television on them. Technology has changed many lives within society and has made things easier for these people within their daily lives, as for others it seems as though it’s the exact opposite many kids are losing their social skills, as well as their ability to solve their issues or problems without …show more content…
So Children under the age of twelve are clearly not the ones who are being targeted here, it is the teenagers who are mostly causing this problem. The young children are not the ones who are bringing their devices into bed with them, and if they’re, there are many ways to control this problem and that should be up to their parents. The young adults are the ones who are going to bed with these objects and are waking up with them, but as I said they are young adults and they are capable of making their own …show more content…
Technology is growing rapidly and we should be introducing younger children to whatever we possibly could. So when they are teenagers they could be fully equipped and ready to learn even more ways to use technology and put into effect. As I read Rowans paper, I did not strongly agree with some of the things she believed in, and I felt she was over exaggerating on some of her feelings, but everyone has their own opinions. Mine was obviously against her because technology will one day change the world dramatically and children of today’s time will be the ones doing it. The article “Does technology make us smarter” written by Callie Lauren Rojewski claims that Intelligence is defined as the "ability to think and learn: the ability to learn facts and skills and apply them"(RojewskiCallie1). Which is what I feel in today’s time, technology is doing for us at any given age group or

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