Running head: TECHNOLOGY AND MEDIA
Technology and Media
TECHNOLOGY AND MEDIA
Technology and media play a critical role in the lives of the school-aged young individuals
through improvement on the learning process as they add technology required towards the
education toolbox. Both media and technology support institutions' readiness for digital literacy,
narrowing the digital divide and expanding the resources required for the educators and parents.
Therefore, it is true that technology and media are necessary for the recreational, educational as
well as social purposes as they become involved in the improvement on the existing factors for
the learning process, social interactions in addition to beauty creation or involvement
(Livingstone & O’Neill, 2014). Generally, the young children should e exposed to technology
and media use within their developing stages to create awareness on the modern learning
techniques, social interaction instances as well as recreational processes to improve beauty
within the environment.
1. In your own words, explain to what the digital divide refers. Then, describe two
implications of the digital divide for school-age children who are affected, as well as
two ways that professionals who work with school-age children can address them.
The digital divide is also called digital split and refers to the social issue or challenge which
relates to the differing amount concerning information between the children having access
towards the internet or special broadb...