Kathryn Zickuhr discussed Pew Research's data on reading, writing, and research in the digital age at the edUi 2013 plenary talk.
Parents' Time with Kids More Rewarding Than Paid Work — and More Exhausting
There’s no tougher job than being a parent, or so the saying goes. This sentiment seems to be confirmed by a new Pew Research Center analysis of government time use data. Parents find caring for their children to be much more exhausting than the work they do for pay. At the same time, parents find much more meaning in the time they spend with their children than in the time they spend at work.
Child labor is declining but still common in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia
The International Labor Organization estimates there are 168 million child laborers worldwide, a third fewer than in 2000.
At Grandmother's House We Stay
Grandparents and Child Care
This posting links to a September 2013 Pew Research Center report on children living with, and being cared for, by their grandparents.
Teens and Mobile Apps Privacy
58% of American teens have downloaded an app to a cell phone or tablet. More than half of teen apps users have avoided an app due to concerns about sharing their personal information.
British teen’s suicide puts cyber-bullying back in spotlight
Teens Haven’t Abandoned Facebook (Yet)
Our national survey data did not indicate a decrease in the total number of Facebook-using teens, even though the focus group findings suggest that teens’ relationship with Facebook is complicated and may be evolving.
Where Teens Seek Online Privacy Advice
Teens often rely on themselves and the guidance they get from the websites they use to figure out how to manage their privacy online, but when they do seek advice, they go primarily to peers and parents.
The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is Taught in Schools
In a survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers, a majority say digital tools encourage students to be more invested in their writing by encouraging personal expression and providing a wider audience for their work.
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