Positive And Negative Effects Of Technology On Young Children

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Technology has always been progressing thus it is rampant in our society today. We use technology; depend on technology in our daily life and our needs and demands for technology keep on rising (Ramey, 2012). Wherever you look, you will see people holding different kinds of technology like cell phone, laptop, tablets and etc. It appears to most of us that technology is a necessity to the point where we can no longer live without it. According to Gavin (2013), technology moves at a rapid pace, and can be hard to keep up with at times. The current study is the effects of exposure to technology on young children. As we become increasingly more reliant and absorbed in technology, it is no surprise that today’s children have become avid users as well (Hatch, 2011). Children at the age of three or four already have tablets, smart phones, and others; they could easily attain technologies and would even demand for one. As it makes easier for us, technology has both positive and negative impacts especially on young children. It comes with great opportunities but these opportunities likewise come with great risk and can be viewed as threats.…show more content…
For instance, it is beneficial because our way of living has improved especially to the young ones. Technology has improved education and learning process (Ramey, 2012). Children can easily download books in the internet for free; they can easily search what they are looking for with just one click. It also assures parents of the safety of their children. Although technology is advancing, it correspondingly has some negative impacts to the developing child. For instance, it has greatly affected their ability to learn and to focus on the task that is given to them; the child is idle most of the time. Technology affects their ability to converse with people.
Effects of Exposure to Technology on Young
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