A new study might make you think twice before you threaten to take away your child’s cell phone or limit their computer use. The National Literacy Trust has published findings that “children who blog, text, or use social networking websites have better writing skills than those who do not.”
In fact, the findings may prove the exact opposite of what many teachers and parents have worried. Jonathan Douglas, director of the National Literacy Trust, explained to BBC News that “the more forms of communications children use, the stronger their core literacy skills.”
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