Since social media came around , there’s have been a decrease in real-life conversations , More people are building a relationship online and drifting away from the real world. It's starting to cause a lack of face to face communication. Teenagers don't even pay attention to the outside world or their surroundings when they’re on their phones. You get easily distracted when you are on your phone. Also technology causes you to miss out on your sleep and losing sleep have negative effects on your brain.
This piece of the novel relates to the real life problems we have with teens who spend long amounts of time on their cellphones. “A growing body of research shows that the average six to nine hours daily screen time consumed by tweens and teens is potentially
According to NPR’s article “Teen Texting Soars; Social skills suffer” by Jennifer Ludden states, “The number who say they text message daily has shot up to 54 percents from 38 percent in just the past 18 months.” Clearly teens have been texting and texting. Teens text so much that they set up a persona of who they want you to think they are but the reality is they sometimes aren’t who they say they are. Then when you meet them it is really awkward. Teens also get to comfortable with texting that they can’t have a conversation face-to-face.
How are smartphones affecting the middle or high school student’s teen life? Well, in the century we live in, technological devices are considered essential. Thus, considering smartphones, many adults and children are being introduced to new relevant technological products everyday around the nation. Although of how beneficial smart devices could be, middle and high school students seem to become too dependent on their cell phones and other 21st Century technology. To emphasize, smartphones in schools are influencing young children, causing students to become less social and consequently, parents are apprehensive.
Cell Phones Have you ever wondered why your parents would not get you a phone?. In Today’s technologically advanced world, it is pretty common that you have at least one or two connections between technology. However, most parents disagree assuming that technology is hurting the teen’s Childhood. Nevertheless, having a cell phone is a necessity in today’s modernized world. Some of the reasons are practicality, GPS tracking for parents to know where their kids are, and safety.
Getting a phone means that adolescents don’t have to face being as independent as they had to in the past. Taking care of and keeping track of a phone is yet another responsibility for kids. Some parents never give the children complete independence to grow up into being a young adult. Turkle says “parents want their children to answer their phones, but adolescents need separation” (431). Adolescents and parents need to make an agreement when the adolescents get a phone for the first time.
Cell phones can lead many dangerous health problems to teenagers. By giving teens cell phone, they may probably spend most of their time on text and play video games Also, by contacting with friends by calling them for hours, It can make teens suffer from hearing loss because phones damage the inner ear. Moreover, by using a cell phone, a teenager will spend most of his time sitting on the chair without moving. In other words, let them only sit and talk. By this way, teenagers will have the obesity problem.
The biggest risk a cellphone poses is addiction. A FORBES article gives the statistic that 48% of teens feel and “Addiction” to their cell phone (Walton). Many scientific institutions tell that addiction can be classified as a disease and it is shocking to see that almost half of the teens have this disease. The statistic shows one way that kids have health problems because of there concerning attachment to phones. In addition to the last piece of evidence another health problem students may suffer is lack of sleep.
How to Ruin Teens Lives One/fourth of teens are on their phones constantly, like they never get off. What do you think about that. This statistic shows that teens are losing friendships because they are behind a screen to much. Some effects of being on social media all the time is you don’t build relationships and your not as active. We should put a stop to this.
Due to advances in technology, teenagers' social lives are much different than they were in the 1930s. Many teenagers have cell phones and social media accounts that they use to communicate with their friends no matter where they are. When someone wants to talk with their friend all they have to do is text them or message through social media.
Do you think kids should have cellphones in school? Yes, they do need cellphones in school. one main reason is that cellphones are good for education, safety, and emergencies. That are made for children and adults to use for everyday life. Cell Phones are good for research because if there is something to research in class they can do it so they can know what the meaning of something is or to research something for a homework assignment or a project.
Should students be allowed to have cellphones in school? Would cellphones affect your test performance or would they be a lifesaver in emergencies. I believe cell phones should not be in schools. Cell phones are a distraction, they also affect your test performance and your memory.
The overuse of smartphone will also affect relationship between teenager and friends. The smartphone addiction even cause teenager to use their smartphone while they are interact with their friends. Thus, they are not able to have good conversation between their friends and fail to build truth among
“Over the twentieth century, researchers have found that cellular phones has become a part of the lives of billions of people and has grown into one of the most important technological advancement the world has ever noticed. They were first introduced on the July 17th, 1946 to the United Stated States of America and at that time scientists worked vigorously night and day to come up with means of making communication global and wireless” (Researchomatic, 2013-2015). However, despite the cell phone’s numerous beneficial factors, it also causes negative interferences in the classroom environment, even at the University level. Therefore, I do agree that cell phones should be banned in the classroom at a University level. The nature of this research
Do cell phones in class actually have such a huge impact on learning as educators say they do? Is it really relevant to ban cell phones at school? Do we really have to ban something which was already part of the school system? A simple answer to all of those questions is no. Although some schools don’t think cell phone usage should be allowed in a classroom. Students should be able to use their cell phones in class because they can use them to check facts, you can do assignments on them, and parent to student contact would be much easier.