What Is The Matter With Kids Today

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to the new generation’s use of internet and lack of reading classic books, Amy Goldwasser defends the teenage reputation in her article “What’s the Matter with Kids Today?” Goldwasser speaks of how the internet has expanded kids’ minds when it comes to school and themselves, also how this generation has more access than older generations due to the internet. Goldwasser claims that teenagers spending time online is overall good for them because they do read and write. The content, however, is not strong enough for educational purposes. A blog post about how to curl hair or how to pass the perfect spiral is not giving them any educational value. Whereas reading the local newspaper or reading a classic novel like “The Great Gatsby” by F Scott Fitzgerald would provide a more Nowadays kids don’t read don’twritedont care about anything . spending more time in their ipods and internet spacility is to sturdy typeriters or pens. In the older generations internet had seduced into charges based on fear ignorance and old multimedia. We cant see tht internet is the only a meen of communication . There are more than 30 million people in America who contuniously texting, bloging , emailing and constantly amended to their profiles in social networks like facebook, twitter etc.. Nowadays kids know more that what their parents know like outcomes of the election, any electronic device they call also advertise on social networks . they spend an average of 16.7 hours of reading and writing online , parents nowadays need to trust their children and communicate with them But there are other kids who have been coddled and spoiled by parents, given trophies for just showing up, and repeatedly told that they are special just the way they are. They question authority, expect rapid promotions, and think they deserve a lot for doing very little. Paradoxically, they also feel that
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