One great way to start protecting your children is to have a computer in a high traffic area in the house where children can be observed. Children need to be safe at all times while using the Internet. By having a computer in a traffic area children are less likely to get on to sites they aren’t allowed. Parents are able to discretely walk by to monitor what their kids are doing online instead of checking in. Teens typically feel like they are able to handle themselves when it comes to internet safety.
Children are meeting sexual predators on the internet and forming relationships with them and unknowingly allowing them into their lives. Parents must talk to their children about the dangers of the internet. Technology is a great learning tool for them and they will be far more advanced than we were as children, but it also opens the door for unwanted predators who will take advantage of children. With a society more focused on wealth and having a good job and long lasting careers some children are often left in the care of daycare providers. You can often look on the internet and find video after video of the abuse and neglect that goes on in daycares.
Yang Lu Summary of “The Myth of Computer in the Classroom” 5th Feb In the article “The Myth of Computer in The Classroom”. Author David Gelernter believes that computer in the classroom can be helpful if people use it in the right way; however, it could be a disaster if people use it in the wrong way. Gelernter claimed three issues for put computer in school. First is the decline of literacy. Gelernter use multimedia as an example, the function of multimedia is to combine word, sound and picture together into a video.
Maybe adult pornography sites don’t apply to every single kid, but how about the violent, gory, and explicit video games that elementary school children play? They still play those horrific games even when it gives them nightmares, and affects their ability to work during school. The internet is also like the home of false information and children trafficking center. As cliché as it sounds, not everything from the internet is true; people can
From my own personal experience, I think adolescents, as they grow older, eventually start to find their own identity, relationships, and groups goes hand in hand with their ability to separate from their parents. They want to be independent and start doing their own thing. What better place to start doing it than the internet, considering that a lot of parents seem to be computer illiterate. The fascinating thing about the internet is that, it’s a place where adolescents feel like they can fulfill their needs of a pioneering, adventurous spirit. One of the many reasons why the internet is so enticing is because; they can meet new people, explore the world, and do exciting things on it.
Lately, there have been many news stories about young adults who have committed suicide due to cyberbullying. In today’s society, the internet has become very common and it plays a major role in teenagers’ lives. They can shop, express their thoughts, and even make new friends online. It is also important to note how easy it is to distribute information across the internet in very little time. While there are positive outcomes of the internet, there still exist dangerous aspects to it, such as bullying.
In this essay she writes about Children and the internet, pornography and the internet, internet transactions, technology must serve man. Cleavers main point in this article is to raise the awareness of parents, teens, and children about the dangers that are on the internet. I believe that Cleaver is mainly writing to all internet users. Whether that be adults, young adults, teens, and children, they all get deceived and lured into clicking the sign up now button where they give away important information. In this summary I will be answering seven questions.
The disadvantages of social media would be when it’s used inappropriately. Hackers can get personal information such as your name and address if it’s available on the site. It also makes it easy for child predators to interact with our kids. For example, child predators use these sites every day to connect with children. Social media can even affect job opportunities.
Miller 1 Debby Miller Professor Davis English 101 29 June 2014 Home Schooling Children In Kimberly Walker's Article, entitled, “How Social Media Made Us Narcissists, “she claims the social media has pushed us all into steamy love affairs with ourselves. It's evidenced by the myriad profile shots that feature us in every possible scenario from exercising to pretend- ing to be sleep. Most people believed that the social media is a good way to stay in contact with people. Most people use it for this purpose. She also states that social media encourages bullies to say things that they wouldn't normally say.
- Use browsers that are specifically designed for children eg Surf Safely or Ask Jeeves Kids. - Talk to children about strangers and relate that to strangers they meet online encouraging them not to relate with strangers on line, agree to meet them or give out any personal information. If they feel uncomfortable then they need to be advised to log out immediately. - Try and build up a relationship of trust with children when it comes to discussing what they are doing online so that you are better placed to guide them in the right direction and may help them to better understand the dangers associated with the internet. - Try and place the computer in the main room where it can be more easily supervised.