RWS 200 students will find Goldwasser’s article much less persuasive after understanding how the sources she uses, like Common Core and the NEA, are taken out of context in her whirl-winding assault against educational learning, and supporting the Internet. Many rhetorical strategies are used in Goldwasser’s “What’s the Matter with Kids Today?” to persuade the audience of her credibility. The introduction bombards the reader with statistics of Common Core surveys and other figures to present a sarcastic and mocking account of Goldwasser’s opposition. The teen blogging specialist rebuts that the older generation is afraid (through ignorance) of the power of the Internet. In order to maintain her credibility, the word “we” is used to identify herself as a member of this older group.
One problem the internet caused stated in the documentary is, it is very hard for parents and authorities to regulate what kids do on the computer. Since the internet is so easy to access via new technologies, authoritative figures just cannot be present with the kids all the time. Another issue the internet has caused reported by the documentary is by it being so addictive, it has taken time away from studying, school work and activities such as reading. This is a problem because education is almost a must in today’s society. However, the documentary fails to acknowledge how the internet has helped kids by providing ways to find answers and acquire research and knowledge.
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It is not uncommon for children to carry laptops or similar devices in their backpacks, but what happens to the children whose families simply cannot afford this luxury, which seems to becoming a necessity. With the advancements in technology, and the growing use of computers in schools, under privileged American children are suffering more and more from the digital divide. “Pencil to paper may soon be a thing of the past for students,” (Canan, 2011). Students across the country are becoming more and more dependent upon computers and the internet to get their school work done. Not too many years ago, it was not uncommon to see children turning in hand written assignments, but in today’s society it seems having computer access both at school and at home is a necessity.
(Goldwasser, 667) Even people who can’t spell can text because everything is either abbreviated, or the device understands the word trying to be spelled so it finishes it for you. This requires no thinking skills, and we can just hope that after seeing it many times that it finally gets memorized. This is a major reason why young people today may struggle. People need to learn how to become more proactive in what they do. Lessing, an 88-year-old women puts in good terms that the internet has “seduced a whole generation into its inanities.”
Carr thinks that this is bullshit. They underestimate the qualities of our human brain. Of course, it’s true that because of Google, we have more time to daydream, but we don’t do it because our brain is to busy processing all the vibes we got from using Google. Recent research expelled that daydreaming (short periods of psychic suspence) can give you a lot of creativity. They give you new ways of thinking, associating and ideas.
The addictive nature of social media leads to eating disorders, obesity, heart problems, sleep disorders, and other pertinent health issues. These youths similarly displayed more narcissistic tendencies, which are bolstered by their ability to relentlessly broadcast information about themselves through Facebook. Not shockingly, middle school and high school students who logged into Facebook at least once during a 15-minute study session received lower grades. Rosen and his team found that most students were only able to maintain focus on their studies for two or three minutes before distracting themselves with technology, like text messages, mobile apps or the Web. People who use social networking sites for their daily communication
Of course he'll never know your eye color because you’re on my phone 24/7, but at least he knows your Instagram, Twitter, and Tumblr name. And you spend far too much time on Twitter trying to connect with your 1000+ followers. The majority of whom you’ve probably never seen." As a matter of fact, technological detachment is becoming today's reality. Technology seems to be subtly destroying the meaningfulness of human interactions, disconnecting us from each other and the world around us, and leading to a menacing sense of isolation in society.
They put personal information on their Facebook profiles and add random people as friends. On the other hand, Facebook also helps teenagers to keep in touch with their friends, and feel involved in their social groups. According to a recent study, teenagers spend an average of 31 hours per week online. Many parents have noted that their children are becoming increasingly addicted to social networking; they often go on Facebook as soon as they come home from school, and continue to do so throughout the evening. They are absorbed in the world of Facebook while the real world is passing them by.
How technology has affected education Everyone has see than moody kid with their ear buds blasting out music or that girl uncontrollably texting away ,Technology advances has had a huge impact on youth of today, as it has changed through time having made education much easier and has also been a distraction towards learning-isolating youths from reality. Technology has affected young minds depending on how they use it and the amount of time it is being used for. Do students learn today as they did ten to twenty years ago? Technology has been better than ever! Playing a very important role in education.