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New Pew Study – Adults and Video Games

Posted in studies with tags on December 8, 2008 by kidsarealright

Pew has a new report – Adults and Video Games – apparently more than half of American adults play videogames! Interesting!

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New Pew Study on Teens & Tech!

Posted in studies with tags on September 24, 2008 by kidsarealright

Teens, Video Games and Civics was released last week from Pew. From the site:

“The first national survey of its kind finds that virtually all American teens play computer, console, or cell phone games and that the gaming experience is rich and varied, with a significant amount of social interaction and potential for civic engagement.”

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New Pew Study

Posted in studies with tags , on April 24, 2008 by kidsarealright

A new Pew study on teens – Writing, Technology and Teens – has just been released. From Pew:

Teens write a lot, but they do not think of their emails, instant and text messages as writing. This disconnect matters because teens believe good writing is an essential skill for success and that more writing instruction at school would help them.

What is the connection between use of technologies and writing skills? This has implications for education and information literacy programs – anxious to see what the data tell us!