Technology Distraction Essay

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Is technology really a big enough deal to distract you from what you are doing? Technology had advanced within the years, but with the increase of technology brings more problems such as distractions in real life. Such issues that derive from technology are texting, calling, and gaming. Worrying that we can 't input the word “Hi” and press send instead of saying it aloud, knowing that technology such as cellular phone is in charge of your life, why let technology distract you from the beauty around us. We need to find a better use for technology, and a way for it not to interfere with our daily lives. Such distractive devices can be dealt with by time-management, discipline and real life activities. Communication is a key factor in human life,…show more content…
Technology can change a person point of view but can also distract them from real life. One of the main example that technology is a distraction is when a child is in class staring at their lap. We all know that they are not staring at their crouch, but their cell phones instead of paying attention to the lecture that is given, which makes the teacher vexing. This example is one of the most known technology distraction, but can you really say that everyone does this? We should find ways to not only help ourselves but others around us. It is importance to bond but not to bond with our technology but to other human beings. People need to understand what a phone is use for and understand why we have it. People can’t invent new technology while on a technology. Another example of distraction is texting while driving. Almost 5,000 young people died each year while texting, looking off the road for a mere second can cause a death. Technology has help humanity in so many ways whether its from internet access or making a long distant call, but it is up to us humans to decide what we use them for, but does it have to be at the cost of our…show more content…
Many kid would say, "I need it to get picked up after school." There are phones provided at the office and located in the class room. If kids would leave there cell phone at home they would not get distracted from class. If in any case there is an emergency parents can either go pick up their child from class by going through the main office or call in the office and they will tell the child. If in a case where the child stays after school allot then their couch would have a phone that the child could use. If kids do bring their cell phone at school I believe that the first thing the teacher and kids should do is make an agreement within the whole class, for instance, the kids would only be allowed to use there cell phone for music only when it is independent work, but if I, the teacher, catch you, the kids, using your cell phone for unnecessary use I would be able to keep you phone for the rest of the day and you can get it back after school. Making an agreement where both teacher and student can benefits from the contract. Other ways to prevent students from using their phones are what I like to call Dictation Method, where the teacher at each period would collect any devices they have at the beginning of the class, have them put their names on it and put it in a zip block bag and be put in the block for the
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