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November 2007 – Teens and Writing

This data set contains questions about the writing teens do for school and for personal enjoyment; the electronic texts that they create; their technology ownership; and teen and parent attitudes towards technology and its impact on writing. It was used in the report “Writing, Teens and Technology”.

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    Writing, Technology and Teens

    Teens write a lot, but they do not think of their emails, instant and text messages as writing. But teens also believe good writing is essential for success and that more school writing instruction would help them.

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