Today. Com News Report

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the past few decades of American Society, technology has become a major factor in everyday life. As years go by, one will see many young children with phones, computers, or any form of technological device. This demand for technology has left children with an undesirable wanting for these devices. Because of technology, kids will forget the necessary foundations of life. Technology has resulted in a weakened foundation that children decades ago used to have. This includes the bases of necessary social skills and behaviors that children should have. The first image is from a Today.com news report. The second image is from a Huffington Post article. The growing technology field has severely impacted how children are able to adjust to minor adversities…show more content…
The first image from a new report on Today.com helps support this. When the student says, “PSST. How do you turn this thing on?” it shows how technology impacted his ability to understand simple topics. Most technological devices have an on/off switch, which is why the student asks the other student how to turn it on. This proves that this student is so used to technology that he doesn’t even know how to open a book. Additionally, the boy’s facial express next to him shows his difficulty with the book as well. His face is puzzled. He is confused with what to do with the book. It is as if the cover of the book is a screen on an iPad or a Kindle. Lastly, the teacher in the image, Miss Idler, is showing no concern for her students’ confusion. This is showing that even adults do not fully comprehend how much technology is impacting their children. Adults need to be aware the too much technology is causing harm to children. All three of these examples show that technology has impacted the way in which the students are able to do simple activities in the…show more content…
There is a bias towards children’s access of technology use because of the amount of children that fully understand how technology works. This has resulted in a society adapting to access technology use. Child should be allowed to have technological devices, but not in the matter in which they have been. Reading a book, doing outdoor activities, or any from of play without the use of technology should still be achieved. Having too much technology in a child’s life has made it very vulnerable for them to experience adversities in their life. These two images were effective by addressing the issue of children’s access technology use. Even though children may actually know how to open a book, it helped portray that simple tasks are damaged by technology. Technology has become the bases in which children believe is a vigorous way to
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