Kids Today Amy Goldwasser Analysis

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Generation Amy Goldwasser’s article “What’s the Matter with Kids Today?” has argues that the internet has a positive effect on today’s youth in response to the older generation’s blame that the internet irresponsible for the decline in kids actually reading literature. Goldwasser gives examples on how the internet’s impact has greatly affected today’s youth as opposed to the older generation’s views: Kids today read and write on their own free will via social networks, blogs, etc. They have instant access to information on any historical event or literature in their possession, and how the youth influence our everyday life thru the internet. I agree with Goldwasser in saying that the internet has a more positive influence on today’s youth…show more content…
Once a child’s opinion was swept aside, but nowadays the internet has a big impact on our everyday lives. And with that being said, anybody who has access to the World Wide Web can voice their opinion on any and everything they desire. Millions of kids from around the world have visited sites like YouTube, Twitter, MySpace and Facebook to voice their opinions on everything from presidential elections to their favorite fast food restaurants. With the way society depends on computers and the internet nowadays, the youth’s voice will be heard. With devices like the iPod, Nook, and Kindle book readers on the market, the use of books might one day be overlooked. Most of the books that are released today, as well solder ones, are now available in a digital form. Hard copies of books, as well as pens, are being pulled from classes. Schools around the country have already begun to issue iPods and laptops. I couldn’t think of a better way to get kids more involved in learning. In ten years or so when technology becomes cheaper, the use of a book bag may no longer be needed. Technology may eventually incorporate every aspect of our lives. In conclusion, I agree with Goldwasser in saying that the internet has a more positive influence on today’s youth than the older generation gives it credit for. Kids of today read and write on their own free will, they have instant access to any historical information or literature in their possession, and they influence our everyday life with their opinions via the
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