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Online time is time well spent

“It might surprise parents to learn that it is not a waste of time for their teens to hang out online,” says Mizuko Ito, University of California, Irvine researcher and the lead author of the U.S. study released two weeks ago on teens and their use of digital media. The study showed that America’s youth are developing important social and technical skills online often in ways adults do not understand or value. Click the video below for a two-minute overview by Ito of the study’s findings. It’s a good link to send to skeptics.

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