The Challenges We All Face
I believe it is safe to say that growing up in today's world is more complicated that it ever has been. With the obvious exposure to a 24hr news cycle and the endless hours of screen time, today's students are dealing with an inordinate amount of visual, auditory, and mental stimulation, as well as information overload. How can parents deal with such influential things in their children's lives? That is the dilemma that most of them today are struggling with. Our technology revolution, while it has been a mainstream part of our lives for years now, still is relatively new in the whole scope of history. Parents and teachers alike are still learning the novelties, benefits, and drawbacks from being connected 24/7. It still seems amazing to me, and I've been around since the revolution started. We see how children born during this unprecedented time of technological advancement are also struggling to understand their own limits and capabilities of the small screen their holding in the palm of their hands. Where are we headed?
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