Technology And Literacy

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In the article TV, Audio, & Technology – Hurting of Helping Literacy? Jim Trelease talks about the negative and positive aspects that television, audio, and technology have toward literacy in young children. He refers at media as a medication in your medicine cabinet that is helpful when you need it, but need to be controlled (Trelease, J., 2016). Trelease continues to tell the story of Sonya Carson, a single parent with a third-grade education, who had two sons. Her sons were not performing well at school and their grades were low. One day, she realized that the TV in her house was on all day, so she decided to restrict the time the boys watched TV and began to send them to the library to read two books. Her son’s grades began to climb.

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