Write an ARGUMENTATIVE essay in which the writer takes a stance on technology and children and provides three or more supporting points as support.
After reflecting on “The Impact of Technology on the Developing Child” and “Is the Internet hurting children?" write a well-organized and well-supported essay on technology and children.
The essay must also include a Reference List and must include a annotated bibliography provided here.
Write an essay (no less than five pages in length) that states an original thesis statement on technology and children.
Demonstrate the ability to make and support an Argumentative claim in a well-supported, organized, and cohesive essay.
Demonstrate the ability to select credible and reliable sources for use in a well-supported and cohesive essay.
Demonstrate the ability to write a direct quote, paraphrased, or summary citation in APA Style
This essay must include no less than EIGHT citations:
ONE from the assigned background materials.
ONE additional credible and reliable source selected by the student.
Citations are to be a combination of direct quotations and paraphrased quotations with or without the author`s name.
Clinton, C., & Steyer, J. (2012). Is the Internet hurting children? CNN. Retrieved February 22, 2014, from http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/21/opinion/clinton-steyer-internet-kids/
Little boys learn a lot from watching `Star Wars,` and it isn`t all good. (n.d.). Upworthy. Retrieved February 22, 2014, from http://www.upworthy.com/little-boys-learn-a-lot-from-watching-star-wars-and-it-isnt-all-good
Rowan, C. (2013, May 29). The impact of technology on the developing child. The Huffington Post. Retrieved February 19, 2014, from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cris-rowan/technology-children-negative-impact_b_3343245.html
Technology and Children
Technology and Children
Technology is here with us, and it has become an integral part of our daily lives. In the current era, getting news, paying bills, communicating with family members and loved ones has become easy due to the advancements in technology. Additionally, we are getting different types of entertainment from watching movies to playing video games. Big companies are also utilising these advancements in technology to get the necessary skills to work in their institutions. The world has become connected, and everybody is connected to everyone all the time. In short, technology has changed everything in the world, and it is here to stay. However, as much as we have become more dependent on technology, it is not new news to everyone that young children have become regular users as well. Computer devices for young children are being designed and children as young as five years have access to smartphones. Children have become exposed to the media than before. According to the findings of Kaiser Family Foundation survey of 2010, children between the ages of 8-18 spend an average of seven hours and thirty-eight minutes a day on the media and technology devices (Kaiser Family Foundation, 2010). As young children get immersed in tec