High quality programs can provide our children with a well rounded education like history, science, humanities, religion, the environment, and much more. Children need experiences that stimulate and integrate their senses of sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. Their senses need... ... middle of paper ... ...our children and TV or turning the thing off it must be controlled. When one is going to watch TV they should make it positive activity instead of negative one. In conclusion even though TV affects children and adults I feel no one will ever stop watching Television.
Handelsman visually expresses his opinion on how television is taking up too much of our youths’ minds and leaving the parents clueless. The illustrated editorial cartoon tells the parental viewers that parent have to get back to the basics. Parents need to keep children from watching television networks like VH1, HBO, and MTV just to name a few to a minimum. Likewise in the September 2011 issue of Good Housekeeping magazine Lauren Picker published her “Turn It Off! Are Your Kids Spending Too Much time Watching TV or Playing Computer Games?
Television is the dominant source of amusement for present day American children. There is a vast amount of literature professing how media influences children’s beliefs and behavior. As a mother, I refuse to allow a television set to give my son a real world education. Parents, we must take a stand and control the way our youth views media to allow for a positive and healthy childhood. One way to reduce the impact of television on children is offering less TV in the home.
Watching TV is one of the most important hobbies in the lives of a children or an adolescent. Practically in all the homes, regardless of the social level, a television is always present in which it replaces the maternal presence sometimes. The television plays the role of an electronic nanny that is accessible to most children. There is no disagreement about the fact that television can entertain, inform and accompany the child or adolescent, but it can also exert undesirable influences amongst them. The time children and adolescent spend on television is deducted from many important activities, such as school work, reading, games, interaction with their family and their social development.
I feel this research should help me develop and understanding of allowing children to watch T.V. is harmful or not. In my opinion, allowing children to watch the educational shows is beneficial to their brain development. However, an excessive amount could be harmful for the children’s social skills and other aspects that are essential to their development capacity to understand difficult concepts as they learn. There is a lot of speculation about whether television is for children in their early childhood.
We need to understand that the exposure at such young age alter our values and norms. Children thinks violence is the normal thing. However, we need to prevent this from ongoing situations by taking control of the television in our households. When children or teenagers watch their favorite actors in TV shows or movies, actors use violence as solution. It changes symbolically.
TV is designed to meet the information needs of the community and to provide objective information about the state and development of the world. Actually TVs have more than 98% of the Americans, and for human television still the only available means of daily media. For most of parents, television is a good way of funny children and making them busy; however, not all of parents know about negative effect of it on children health. This essay is aimed on presenting evidence that television affects children negatively. I claim that television effects negatively not only physical, but mental health as will.
A research suggests that “Television was especially positive for children in households where English wasn’t the primary language and parents’ education level was lower.” (Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse Shapiro). When families migrate from a different country with no knowledge of the English language, their access to TV can help them learn the language and the correct pronunciations. Speaking of children, many have argued that it only has a harmful effect on them, yet many argued that “Some types of television viewing enhance children's intellectual development such as educational programs for instance Sesame Street, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Dora the Explore, and Blues Clues.”(Positive Television). Therefore if your child is exposed to proper television it can have a very productive effect. In fact Sonia Manzano, was born into a Spanish-speaking family, and she says that television “gave me a view of t... ... middle of paper ... ... or outdoors.”(www.bjc.org).
Televisions play an important role in our children’s lives; they serve as a way to learn new things and expand their knowledge, as well as a form of entertainment. Televisions have a variety of advantages on a child’s development and personality. However, it can certainly have negative effects on children if used in an incorrect manner. This essay is intended to explore and contrast the positive and negative effects television can have on our children. Among the many benefits televisions have on our children, is expanding their educational exposure.
Television has evolved into a significant accessory of American households. At first, television seemed like a “social breakthrough;” however it has claimed control over several aspects of daily life. The most detrimental consequences from watching television are found in adolescents. Children are susceptible to various levels of influence; therefore society should prioritize the type of behavior modeled for them. Television has the ability to “traumatize children.” (Boyse) The impact television has over society hinders the ability for many to recognize the dangers that come from it.