Influence gadgets for children.
As the times progressed, technology became moresophisticated. If in ancient times people only used letters to communicate butnow it is very rare, now there are more sophisticated communication tools thatcan be a means of communication. Among them are mobile phones.Who does not know mobile phones in this era? Even untillittle children know about it. Generally, people are now using smartphones.Children today or is trending kids age now.
Using a smartphone is not just for sendingmessages or calling, more than that. Now the features offered on various brandsof smartphones is very diverse.Children can use for a variety of activities that arepositive in their intellectual development. for example, children can searchfor teaching materials from lessons that can be attended school on thesmartphone, papers, articles, or scientific papers though. Of course, it willbenefit the child.Children can also download useful learning videos. Thechild can also update his knowledge of the latest news happening in any part ofthe world.
Thus the knowledge and intellectual ability of the child willincrease.However, in the implementation environment, there arechildren who deviate from the supposed. There are children who only use theirsmartphone for negative things. Among them, playing games, watching pornvideos, playing gambling. And there are to make a certain gank and mutuallycornering one with the other until finally happened brawl.
Of course, it happens because of several thingsincluding:1.Lack of supervision from parents to children.Sometimes there are parents who only provide facilitiesto children without directing the child how to use properly. And notinfrequently the children of a very simple family, because the child forced tobuy then parents buy.
In the end, the child is too far in using it becauseparents are unable to watch them.2. The next factor could be because the environment thatsupports the child to not discipline.As an example of a school environment, schools shouldimplement strict rules regarding child discipline.
For example, it is notjustified to bring a smartphone to school, if caught using a smartphone fornegative things children should be given hard sanctions. If we teachers in theschool environment are not willing to guide and supervise the child in thatcase they believe the quality of the younger generation in the future will beincreasingly dilapidated. And of course, can not be separated from thecommunity’s contribution to the child. The community also has to work togetherto build a dignified young generation for the sake of maintaining the identityof the nation.ConclusionTechnological developments have a positive and negativeimpact. Positive impacts, among others, facilitate communication so as tostrengthen unity. Make it easy to update news from all over the world, makingit easier to find reference reading materials to add insight and save time.
But of course there are negative impacts, among others:1. Children become busy with smartphones so lazy tolearn.2. Children are too free to access the things containedon the smartphone so that the rise of children who watch porn videos and fallinto free sexs.3. The occurrence of violence against children. Like akidnapping through the Maya world.
4. Children become addicted to the smartphone until thereare children who stress if far apart with the smartphone. really tragic.Of all the things above us as teachers should be verywise in addressing technological developments. teachers must be very careful inguiding and fostering children in the school environment for our futuregeneration the better.