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Constant exposure to tv series affects children's perception of reality


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Affirmative: Adeeb, Ahmad, Zaid

Negative: Fares, Suliman, Khaled

Round 1
When children watch a crime Tv show, and in this tv show the criminals get away with their crime and get lots of money, the children might think about doing it in real life!
Education:  One of the positive effects of television among children is that they acquire basic language. Studies  show that if they watch educational programs, they will learn basic shapes. numbers and letters. Educational programming can develop young children's socialization and learning skills. current events and historical programming can help make young people more aware of other cultures and people.

From cooking, baking, arts and crafts to music and theatre, creativity is the cornerstone of TV shows. Art channels and shows involving music composing, drawing, and painting stimulate the mind and encourage children to answer their inner calling.

Television Can Inspire KIDS:
The children’s shows on TV are meant to encourage young kids  to try out new things. They’re meant to get into their potential and even unleash it by showing them how creativeness can be fun.
Round 2
Adeeb: Characters on TV shows often depict risky behaviors, such as smoking and drinking, and also can change the children’s mindset.

Ahmed: They might think that because real people are shown that these actions are normal and acceptable and they could grow up to become dangerous criminals

Zaid: TV allows young people to exchange cultural experiences with others because of its ability to build strong touchstones.
Learn About Technology and Latest Trends:
children pick up tools and techniques related to using the latest technologies and stay up-to-date with social trends. Kids become more knowledgeable and achieve informational things through the TV.

 Keeps Them Engaged
If your child is constantly jumping around the house and can’t keep quiet for a single minute, letting him watch TV to relieve boredom is a creative solution. This will keep him engaged without harming his cognitive development. However, you will need to ensure that this is practised only occasionally and does not become a habit.

Family Bonding:
Family bonding is a great benefit of watching TV.  Spending time together as a family watching a television program provides a chance for everyone to connect and unwind.  Bonding over a favourite TV show provides opportunity for lifelong memories.
Round 3
Adeeb: Babies and Toddlers up to 18 months old: No screen time, with the exception of video-chatting with family and friends.
  • Toddlers 18 months to 24 months: Some screen time with a parent or caregiver. 
  • Preschoolers: No more than 1 hour a day of educational programming, together with a parent or other caregiver who can help them understand what they're seeing.
  • Kids and teens 5 to 18 years: Parents should place consistent limits on screen time, which includes TV, social media, and video games. Media should not take the place of getting enough sleep and being physically active.
Ahmad: They might think that because real people are shown that these actions are normal and acceptable and they could grow up to become dangerous criminals

Zaid: Children will learn essential values and life lessons from television.
Documentaries may assist in the development of critical thinking skills in relation to society and the environment.


Develops Personality and HELPS  Independent Thinking: 
TV shows HELP  independent thinking skills and teach kids to think outside the box. These skills are important  in a world that puts focus on creativity and thinking from different perspectives

 Improved Academic Performance
When TV is consumed in a responsible way, emotional and mental well-being follows. This leads to improved academic performance. According to researchers, children who watch informative and educational shows have been proven to outperform peers on multiple standardized tests and even perform at peak levels through middle and high school.

Entertaining: TV can entertain you especially nowadays during corona time tv can be a really good source to enjoy your time