There are a lot of things kids do on the internet other than inappropriate things. He reconciled that according to the M.C Author foundation, kids who go on the internet “gravitated to topics related to sports, religion, school and other local activities in their lives.” (Going online is actually good.) They don’t go on the internet only to meet potentials love interest. He continues his reason with why the internet isn’t such a corrupt place, by bashing stereotype, which said kids waste their time on the internet. In wrote that when the professor at the M.C Author foundation interview kids, they realize that kids were finding “new ways to express themselves and pioneering new rules of social behavior through blogging, movie making and
There are a lot of bad influences, which leads to having parental control as safety a must. Viruses can occur on the laptop without the child knowing. Stealing someone’s identity is an advantage of not having parental control. You can be pressured to do things or be exposed to websites that aren’t for the child to see. Restricting communication with Internet predators commonly happens with children.
A combination of filtering and adult supervision could work the best to supervise children. Internet filtering can have its flaws but overall can be very helpful and in some ways a necessity to a students education. To keep students from being exposed to harmful things on the internet, internet filters help protect what can be viewed and posted on the internet. A safe and protected internet could really help with the education of young
The internet has many uses and can teach us many great things but letting children use it can lead to bad things, such as changes in attitude, thought process and general health conditions. It could corrupt their minds in ways that may not be suitable for the youth. An example of negative access to the internet would have to violence. Violence through online access is very common these days, considering some children are not aware of what others think of them. The lack of protection could make them vulnerable to the harsh world of the internet.
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
Technology could help people adapt in ways that could help them change the way they live and think. Although, it could negatively affect the way people process information through the internet such as having problems with literacy and distractions. In “Smarter than You Think”, Clive Thompson claims that technology can help humans be smarter. Technology such as computers to mentally challenge themselves, so they can improve. Thompson talks about how playing a computer in any sort of game like chess could be a game changer for humans to help them improve their performance and overcome their mistakes.
This study proved that given the amount of time that adolescents are on computers unsupervised whether it be at home or in public libraries those who cyberbully are most often the ones that were prior victims to cyberbullying themselves. This study would benefit in research for “affects cyberbullying has on adolescents because it gives reasons to why cyberbullying bully in the first place. Although with was full of useful information it would have been more beneficial to monitor social media sites that the kids were using verses how long the kids were on the internet. In doing so, it would have supported their theory of cyberbullies being vicitam of bullying as
The iPad gives students the chance to be creative and reach their full potential in their education. "The iPads were most effective in prompting their most disconnected students to interact in the classroom and have fun while learning"(Savenije). The iPad gives the student the incentive to want to learn in a fun and new way that intrigues them. Not only does the iPad make learning more interesting, it can also help students
Today there are many different devices to use and within seconds today’s generation can figure out how to work the devices. As Mizuko says, “Teens then share their creations and receive feedback from others online. By its immediacy and breadth of information, the digital world lowers barriers to self-directed learning” (Source C). Today’s generation taking good advantage of the advanced technology. As a result, they have the opportunity to seek assist from people across the internet and start to network.
The first bad impact is the children can easily access to bad and inappropriate contents. In social media, there are many kinds of content that can easily be accessed. However, there are several contents that are not appropriate for the children to see. The inappropriate contents such as contents that showing criminal acts, violance and pornography. The children might not intentionally access to those kind of contents.