In an Information age of today, we are accessible to numerous information data from many sources. In the digital lives, we are busy surfing so many facts every day. With the craze of social media people are easily getting connected to each other and are engrossed more digital lives than real. Time has come to define boundaries for digital and real lives. Well, what is the purpose of so many hours surfing? Are we really learning anything from such vast source? Is it all useful? Certainly, so many questions. With an enormous information at one end and the human being at the other end, the useful connection need to be established between the user and the internet for a novel purpose, the digital citizenship act is being signed in various schools, in which parents and students have to define their digital hours and their purpose of surfing for each day. They also have to share their learning each day. Still, some students are engrossed in some other world, in spite of so many seminars and guidance students tend to misbehave on the digital world. In this light, a speaker in an International school in United States addressed students of grade 8 to 10 about the productive usage of technology. The students were given various guidelines about the technology and its productive usage for their future and learning.
Here are some the important guidelines for teenagers in the digital world:
- Success and failure:
The students at this age should be made aware of facts which make them a successful person or not. It is the consistent hard work in a single field which can make them a successful person. It is the time to define their goals in life and the path to attain the goal. Also it is a journey of hard work and consistent actions which can lead towards the success.
- Understand the age of distraction:
At this pick of career is also the age of growing and various attractions. But, the real success lies in understanding the distractions and handling emotions wisely. Technology, should be used for right purpose, the learning should be clear.
- Digital age:
Focus on making the best of your digital surfing, is the only needed change in mindset which can help kids to attain the goals in life. The meaningful surfing and gaining knowledge from internet is all smart teenagers need to do for achieving success ahead.