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danah boyd: American Teens & Social Media

A remix of... danah boyd's research on teenagers and their patterns of using social media at the 2009 Penn State Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Tec...
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Social Networking - A Teenager's Perspective

A mockumentary on the effects of Social Network addiction. See what happens at a school where social networking has taken over and find out how the students ...
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Hasbro: Feature boys in the packaging of the Easy-Bake Oven. Sign my petition on Change.org.

Please sign my petition at http://Change.org/EasyBake My little brother has always loved cooking. Being in the kitchen is his favorite out of school activity...
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Does the Media Negatively Affect Teenagers?

Does the Media Negatively Affect Teenagers? | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
The next time a teen is responsible for a widely publicized violent act, someone is certain to wonder if violent video games played some part. The answer is almost certainly not so simplistic, yet it ...
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Social Media and Social Change: How Young People are Tapping into Technology

Social Media and Social Change: How Young People are Tapping into Technology | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
Available in Français, EspañolToday, 43% of the world’s population is 25 years old or younger. This young group is impatient and ready to change the world.
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Digital Citizenship

Check out http://digitalcitizenship.net! This is a website helping define the issues of appropriate technology use. It provides a framework of nine elements for users to better understand the issues.
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Report: Social network demographics in 2012

Report: Social network demographics in 2012 | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
Do you know how old the average Twitter or Facebook user is? Do you know what share of Reddit’s users are women? We could go on and on; when it comes to social network demographics, the questions are endless.
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How Should Schools and Parents Be Involved in Kids’ Online Lives?

How Should Schools and Parents Be Involved in Kids’ Online Lives? | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
How we will learn
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Children and Social Networking

Children and Social Networking | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
Social Networking Sites play an important role in the lives of many young people. Over 60% of 13-17 year olds have at least one profile on a social networking site, many spending more than 2 hours per day on social networking sites.
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The Social Media Generation | People & Politics "Youth and Politics"

They sit for hours at their computers, their smartphones always within reach. Most say they'd rather do without sex than their smartphones. Young people are ...
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Social media’s footprint in elementary classrooms: An Educator’s perspective

Social media’s footprint in elementary classrooms: An Educator’s perspective | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
As technology and social media evolve, so do classroom dynamics. Acts of aggression in the digital world, whether isolated or repetitive, aren’t necessarily the
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The Social Media Behavior of Teenagers | Social Media Today

The Social Media Behavior of Teenagers | Social Media Today | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
Pew released a study this week about teenagers on social media. It was pretty fascinating stuff, particularly the disillusionment with Facebook despite huge participation.
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Social Media and the Creation of Self: Identity Development in Youth

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Is Technology Wiring Teens to Have Better Brains?

Science correspondent Miles O'Brien looks at what could be happening to teenagers' brains as they develop in a rapid-fire, multitasking world of technology a...
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Social Media's New Role in Child Safety | Soshable | Social Media Blog

Social Media's New Role in Child Safety | Soshable | Social Media Blog | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
Social media should be playing a huge part in helping keep children safe
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The Media's Influence On Our Daughters

The Media's Influence On Our Daughters | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
"Telling my daughter that weight doesn't matter while she sees me berating myself as I step on the scale every morning probably isn't good parenting, right?" Bingo.
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Youth Relationships Featuring the Fourth R-Research and Consulting - Critical Media Literacy

Youth Relationships Featuring the Fourth R-Research and Consulting - Critical Media Literacy | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
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The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good of Children's Use of Social Media

The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good of Children's Use of Social Media | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
As evidenced every day in so many ways, the new technological landscape brings many wonderful benefits to our family's lives and relationships. At the same time, as with any new innovations, this impact has a dark side.
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Sext Up Kids

Sext Up Kids | Social Media, Children and Youth (SDS 220R) | Scoop.it
The powder keg that is porn culture has exploded in the lives of North American children. A look at how our hyper-sexualized culture has hijacked childhood and what parents and educators are doing to fight back.
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