Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Technology has made children less creative than they were in the past. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
Some people think that children might become less creative as technology advances because they can depend on its function than they can do in the past. For example, they might tend to rely on a caluculator without calculating by themselfves. That kind of deed might cause to squand their calculation ability. However, I would claim that that will not happen as they are worried for the following reasons. To begin with, the development of technology means that children are able to get new tools to create new things. Creativity is not only on their brains or inspiration but also on the tools for them to make use of. For instance, if they can only use a pencil, a pice of paper, and an eraser, which are physical things, not electrical things, their calculation speed is slower than they use a computer. In that case, creativity is also limited in a certain range narrower compared to thier using a computer because they can concentrate on creating more time when they leave calculation process to a computer. In fact, using computer has come out a lot of creative things so far. In addition, technology itself inspires children's imagination or creativity because new gadgets stimulate thier thoughts or ideas. When you use a desktop computer for the first time in your life, you only use in your house or office which is restricted about where you use it. In the limited range of use, you use it to create something. But once you get your smartphone, you can have oppotunities to start to come up with how to use or where to use or something lke that. By doing so, you are able to get a chance to have creativity. Children also do the same chances when they get new techology. For the above reasons, I would like to assert that tecnology promotes children's creativity rather than their creativity are decreased. Rather, we should try to keep developing new technology to spport for thier imagination in the furue. In the case of stopping developing, their number of creativity things might stop to increase. It is important for us to teach them how to use tools which are utilized techonlogy because they need to use them to creative somthing new.
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