Computers have been around for a long time and people use to use them just to type from their own knowledge until someone thought of a creation called the World Wide Web. Ever since that people started to get their information off the internet. Before computers were made libraries use to be a place someone would go grab a book and study out of or rent one to go read at home, now it’s all computers. Instead of kids going to get research out of a book they would go search it up on Google and copy an answer they find on there. The internet is one of the biggest things that are taking away from everyone’s knowledge. Even though people may say that the internet is a good resource and you can learn a lot from it, reading a book can give you more information than you need and help you become a better reader and writer.
People say they want to make a change in the world with all the new inventions they are making but all they are doing is taking away our knowledge by using these devices. Children are entertaining themselves with the internet, apps on their tablets and being on their phones 24/7. Because of technology being around these children all the time they would get frustrated whenever they are asked to do something while they are playing on these devices. Even the smallest things like using shortcuts for words when texting is affecting the kids by them forgetting how to spell words because they are texting contently nonstop in and out of school. Schools are taking out books and replacing them with tablets and laptops and say it will make it a lot easier for a kid to read, learn and type on there instead of reading