CommentaryNovember 10, 2008

Event: Politics and the Internet

The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, will host a discussion of politics and the internet on Wednesday, November 19.

CommentaryMay 15, 2008

New communication technologies’ impact on young adults

Our Writing, Technology and Teens report considered the impact of newer communication methods on young users. Do these effects carry over into a slightly older crowd?

CommentaryMay 13, 2008

What is reading?

Our recent study found there is a reciprocal relationship between different forms of media as electronic conventions seep, spring and even surge onto the printed page. The que…

CommentaryApril 29, 2008

Talking about teens, writing and technology on NPR

Today, Amanda Lenhart and Richard Sterling, the chair of the National Commission on Writing’s Board, were guests on the Tech Tuesday edition of the Kojo Nnamdi Show…

PresentationsApril 25, 2008

Writing, Technology & Teens: The Findings of the Pew Internet Project and the National Commission on Writing

This presentation offers an overview of the findings and insights from the Writing, Technology and Teens report.

CommentaryApril 25, 2008

What is the roll [sic] of traditional righting [sic] and grammar in the digital age?

Informal writing conventions – they’re not just for teenagers

Multi-section ReportsApril 24, 2008

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.