Archive for Social Networking

Benefits of Play Revealed in Research on Video Gaming

If video gaming, like other forms of play, generally improves mental wellbeing, then we should find that gamers are mentally healthier, on average, than non-gamers. Are they?

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Five Myths About Young People and Social Media

Many adults are puzzled, and some are appalled, by the amount of time teens spend online and by what they seem to do there. In her new book,"It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens," Danah Boyd helps us make sense of teens' uses of social media. Her data and analyses debunk some common myths about teens, technology, and social media....

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Five Myths About Young People and Social Media

Many adults are puzzled, and some are appalled, by the amount of time teens spend online and by what they seem to do there. In her new book,"It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens," Danah Boyd helps us make sense of teens' uses of social media. Her data and analyses debunk some common myths about teens, technology, and social media....

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Five Myths About Young People and Social Media

Many adults are puzzled, and some are appalled, by the amount of time teens spend online and by what they seem to do there. In her new book,"It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens," Danah Boyd helps us make sense of teens' uses of social media. Her data and analyses debunk some common myths about teens, technology, and social media....

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Five Myths About Young People and Social Media

Many adults are puzzled, and some are appalled, by the amount of time teens spend online and by what they seem to do there. In her new book,"It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens," Danah Boyd helps us make sense of teens' uses of social media. Her data and analyses debunk some common myths about teens, technology, and social media....

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Five Myths About Young People and Social Media

Many adults are puzzled, and some are appalled, by the amount of time teens spend online and by what they seem to do there. In her new book,"It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens," Danah Boyd helps us make sense of teens' uses of social media. Her data and analyses debunk some common myths about teens, technology, and social media....

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Five Myths About Young People and Social Media

Many adults are puzzled, and some are appalled, by the amount of time teens spend online and by what they seem to do there. In her new book,"It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens," Danah Boyd helps us make sense of teens' uses of social media. Her data and analyses debunk some common myths about teens, technology, and social media....

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Children Teach Themselves to Read

The general assumption in our culture is that children must be taught to read, but the experiences of "unschooling" families and of people involved in the Sudbury school movement prove otherwise. Here, based on stories submitted by parents, are seven principles relevant to the question of how children teach themselves to read without formal instruction.

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