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Technology

While the prevalence of technology in our daily lives requires the mastery of new literacies (keyboarding, internet research skill, etc.), technology also supports effective literacy instruction.


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Writing, Technology and Teens

Lenhart, A., Arafeh, S., Smith, A.,and Macgill, A.R.,(2008). Writing, Technology and Teens. Washington, DC: The Pew Internet & American Life Project.

The Pew Internet & American Life Project and National Commission on Writing surveyed teens and their parents about teens' definitions of writing, the influence of e-communication—email, text messaging, etc.— on traditional writing skills; the types and frequency of writing assignments students receive; and ways that writing instruction could be improved.


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