The parents are a key part in loosening the grip the media market has on young children. Not only are the media at fault for influencing children of today, the parents are also at fault for their encouragement of the media market. The market has a strong hold on children and is continually influencing them through many aspects of their lives. Parents need to encourage their children to not conform to whatever the media says. Kids do not need the newest items or hippest clothing in order to be successful.
Some adults believe that traditional media is sufficient for the classroom context, while others understand that new media literacies in the classroom must be ta... ... middle of paper ... ...ducators to ensure our students’ learning and success will be worthwhile as long as we put our students and their achievements first. Works Cited Boyd, D. (2008). Why youth [heart] social network sites: The role of networked publics in teenage social life. In D. Buckingham (Ed. ), Youth, identity, and digital media, pp.
Most advertisements consumers see on television today, aren’t designed to reach the pref... ... middle of paper ... ...se children to advertisements, which will hurt the children and not themselves. These ways of promoting advertising through humor and catchy slogans, celebrities, and self-image, encourage negative thinking. Children should not be bombarded with these types of advertising, and advertisers must clean up their act. Advertisements are not necessarily wrong, but they need to give the details straight forward, but while waiting for change, society needs to become media educated and learn to read between the lines of the advertisements. Until then, children will continue to be negatively influenced by these ads.
Accepting this idea will allow students to venture out. As Ralph Waldo Emerson, the founder of transcendentalism believed, those who can understand themselves and live their life while maintaining the philosophy of “Trust[ing] ... ... middle of paper ... ...deas should be introduced in high school. Those who may disagree and state students should not be forming their beliefs in high school, but an individual’s beliefs should constantly be changing as they go through new experiences in life. One cannot have an established set of morals. It is important to examine what you believe in and the values you choose to hold.
In soap opera... ... middle of paper ... ... the soap operas. All the perceptions of women are the sweet and happy illusions globally spread out by soap operas. While various representations of roles in soap opera, the hierarchy of gender identities is created under the beautiful false images. In the contemporary society, TV is one of the essential media to obtain entertainment and news. Therefore, the false concepts that women are weak and unimportant are also widely spread under the polished representations.
Throughout the reading this chapter, I wondered why people started believed the United States as a nation of freedom and opportunity. Then I realized that the society continuously reminds us that the United States is a land with full of opportunities, and people are treated equally in here through Mass Media. “Lies My Teacher Told Me” said that textbooks and society hide and manipulate the important but negative facts to make historical characters to be heroes. It makes young children to believe what they have learned are true. Not only textbooks, but also Media and popular cultures take roles to teach wrong directions and to have stereotypes between genders.
Media is a dominant factor in the lives of young people. Teenagers are inspired by movies, tv, internet, and lyrics from music which most of it contains graphic sexual content. With that, sex education educators need to find a new strategy on how to inform students of the risks with sexual activity that media does not provide. (How Should Sex Education Be Taught In Schools, pg. 24) These young people think they know what they are doing when they participate in sexual intercourse, but do they really?
Research shows that “preschoolers who took daily 30 minute group singing lessons and a weekly 10-15 minute private keyboard lesson scored 80 percent higher in object assembly skills than students who did not have ... ... middle of paper ... ...tion put into a specific composition. This appreciation can include classic forms of art as well as, digital art, music, and architectural structures. Also being aware of the science behind artwork can help a person understand the ideas behind an artist’s work, thus inspiring the self to think and act more creative when carrying out things in the work force such as reports, designs and presentations. In conclusion, maybe cutting fine art courses from school districts is a good way to save money. However, do the schools that conduct this way this really look at the long-term effect that it could and most likely will have on the student, or are they just looking for an easy way out?
The novel, The Catcher in the Rye, should be studied in schools because it is a realistic take on a teenager’s mind during a traumatic event. Although this novel does contain vulgar language and sexual content that has been frequently challenged in many states by multiple school districts. However, it is a practical story that shows what it is like to overcome obstacles that set you back and should be decided by the views of the school and parents. J.D. Salinger wrote this novel in a different period of time that expresses how he views the world around him.
The APA report points out, that children under the age of 8 can?t grasp the notion that commercials have a purpose other than entertainment. The child believes what they see and hear without understanding the true message. This is an effective way to advertise, because this persuades the child to want the product or to remember the product later on. Little catchy jingles and colorful carton-like commercials will catch the interest of a younger child, and using simple language that the child can understand is key to getting and keeping their attention focused on the product. Advertising focuses on the young consumer , because the marketing base is high for pr... ... middle of paper ... ...m.; Sweden bans all TV advertising aimed at children under 12; and Denmark, Finland, and Norway don?t allow sponsorship of any children?s programs.