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Does Texting Makes You Smarter | e-Learning Today TV - 6 views

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Jeff Richardson

Many teens send 100-plus texts a day, survey says - CNN.com - 8 views

    • Jeff Richardson
       
      So I guess we need to stop banning them and TEACH THEM HOW TO USE THEM in a responsible, safe and productive way!
Sandy Kendell

Rise Of The iGeneration: Don't Call Me, Text Me | Online Media Gazette - 13 views

  • According to Nielsen Mobile, in the first quarter of 2009, the average U.S teenager made and received an average of 191 phone calls and sent and received 2,899 text messages every month. By the third quarter, the number of texts jumped to a whopping 3,146 messages per month. This is equivalent to more than 10 text messages per hour.
    • David Warlick
       
      Are they communicating with each other less?  or more?  Research seems to indicate that kids are using this hyper-connectedness to actually enrich their personal relationships, not isolate themselves.
  • We are in the midst of four distinct generations: Baby Boomers (born 1946-64), Generation X (1965-79), Net Generation (1980-89) and the new iGeneration (born in the 1990s and beyond). The “i” designation represents the “individualized” nature of their media.
    • Sandy Kendell
       
      This is one of the most specific categorizations of generations I've seen. I wonder what the writer's source is?
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    According to Nielsen Mobile, in the first quarter of 2009, the average U.S teenager made and received an average of 191 phone calls and sent and received 2,899 text messages every month. By the third quarter, the number of texts jumped to a whopping 3,146 messages per month. This is equivalent to more than 10 text messages per hour.
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