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The Positive & Negative Effects of Technology on Teenagers

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The Positive and Negative Effects of Technology on Teenagers By: Patrick Evans http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/LTE3NzQ3MDU3OA 5+7= (cc) image by anemoneprojectors on Flickr Positive Academically Personally Increased motivation in classroom discussions and lessons.
New perspective on many aspects of academics.
Opportunity to learn first hand the skills necessary to
thrive in a technology-driven world.
Opportunity to connect on new levels.
Ability to quickly research and compose reports,
presentations, spreadsheets, etc.
Increased participation.
ITS JUST PLAIN MORE FUN!


Opportunity to connect socially with other countries.
Social networking sites promote relationships and
communication.
Opportunity to connect and stay connected with distant
family members or friends.
Technology promotes friendship and intelligence.
Let's face it- technology is becoming more and more
prevalent; knowing the ins and outs of technology
is vital to thriving socially.
E-Harmony http://www.polleverywhere.com/free_text_polls/MTkxNDg3Nzg5Mg Can cause education gaps in classrooms where some
students are less tech-savvy.
Can be perplexing and complicated.
Technology is always evolving; new software becomes
obsolete almost as soon as it is produced. This can
become rather vexing to students and teachers alike.
Technology can sometimes promote academic apathy.
Children associate technology primarily with games.
TECHNOLOGICAL DIFFICULTIES!


Technology also promotes reclusiveness and seclusion.
Teenagers can suffer socially when they substitute
social interaction with technological interaction.
It has been shown that more technologically invloved
teenagers can sometimes be less likely to form
relationships and develop socially.
Social networking sites can promote internet bullying.
Technology has been linked to ADD and ADHD in students.
Gives students the notion that "instant gratification", is
acceptable.

Negative Academically Personally Let's look at the Positives And the Negatives What positive effects does technology have on teenagers in school?

It gives students the ability to complete assignments and projects much quicker and more efficiently.
It allows for instant feedback.
Students that work at different paces can learn on their own the same material taught in their classes.
Access to a plethora of information regarding millions of topics.
Communication.
Teachers have the ability to assign, asses, and grade assignments with greater facility and accuracy.

For example...
The first to look up this word when you see it will recieve a nice prize.

Ready................................................ The word is...

Triskaidekaphobia What positive effects does technology have on teenagers socially.

It gives teenagers the opportunity to expand their social circle beyond their school or neighborhood.
Vital to thriving in society.
Ability to connect and reconnect with previously unavailable friends and family.
Opportunity to form more compatabile relationships.
Recreation






What are the negative effects of technology on teenagers in school?

Some less technologically advanced students can fall behind.
Classrooms sometimes are completely oriented on technology.
Learning is sometimes hindered by technological difficulties.
Loss of focus.
Basic principles of school become archaic and outdated like basic computations without a calculator.
http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/LTE2ODQxNDM4NzA What negative effects does technology have on teenagers socially?

Can sometimes lead to an increase in violence
Cyberbullying can occur
Teenagers can lose sense of reality and become detached
Unbalanced technological use can result in dependency, and developmental problems
Instant gratification
Games and the media can desensitize teenagers. http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/MzI1OTc5MDA5 http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/LTQ1MjYyNDc4NQ
Finally... The End
Thank you for your attention What is the capital of Croatia? What animal has the genus species Balaenoptera musculus? http://www.polleverywhere.com/pledge_polls/MTIxODc2MTM3OQ
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