Essay on Technology Today

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Technology Today

Today’s technology gives people the opportunity to learn more about what is going on in today’s news. Radio, computer, newspapers and television are becoming more advanced, which helps informs people on a daily basis. It is very important to know what is going on in our world. Children should start getting more involved with learning about what’s going, and they should start learning in the classroom.

It has been said that reading national newspapers enables students to connect with a source of national power. During this time, our world is going through a lot of change, especially since 9/11. There is more news converge on the this particular topic being aired every day. Children should understand what is
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The Internet has come a long way from its original intended use. Now people have the ability to use search engines to find what they are looking for. Students have the opportunity to use and explore the Internet, because more and more schools are advancing in technology, such as computers.

Origins of our newspaper can be traced back tot the Urbana Union, first published in 1852. The modern News-Gazette was established in 1919, when David W. Stevik, owner of the Champaign Daily News, purchased the Champaign Daily Gazette, combining the two papers into one complete paper. In 1997 technology advances made it possible for improved print and color reproduction. The news-gazette was a stepping stone towards modern day newspapers.

“Being well informed enough to succeed in business, to vote to judge America’s place in the world, and to influence life means being armed with information.” (John N Gardner and Betty Sullivan). The newspaper’s role in the institution in the education of individual citizens living together under a single unified government has been noted in historical studies. The newspaper has been used in the classroom for more then two centuries. Not only are the students learning what’s going on in the world, but they are also increasing their vocabulary and reading level.

“The Newspaper in the classroom” (1939), drawing from a movement

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