Risk & Business Magazine JGS Insurance - Summer 2020 - Page 12

TECHNOLOGY Why Technology Is Terrifying My friend Teresa, a kindergarten teacher, is worried. She says the children she is teaching have very little strength in their fingers. They can’t hold crayons to draw. They can’t manipulate scissors to cut. The only thing their fingers can do really well is slide–to advance a screen on a device. TECHNOLOGY’S IMPACT ON KIDS Kids are growing up behind screens. Data shows that 25 percent kids have 12