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.
Libraries, Children and Families: new research and policy recommendations on role of libraries in early reading
Susan Hildreth, director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, will present on a recent policy report, developed with the Campaign for Grade-level Reading, that highlights the role of libraries in early learning. In addition, Pew Intern…
Libraries + Parents = Innovation and Success
13 Key Takeaways from Pew Internet’s Libraries Research
Tech trends and library services in the digital age
Research analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed key findings from the Pew Research Center’s multi-year study of public libraries, as well as larger trends in how Americans use technology.
‘How do they even do that?’: How Today’s Technology is Shaping Tomorrow’s Students
Amanda Lenhart talked about the technological milieu of today’s teens and college students as they grew from children to young adults and the ways in which each major new technological development disrupted our previous communication strategies
How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms
A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.
Teens and Libraries
Lee Rainie will present Pew Internet data at the Young Adult Library Services Association’s Summit on Libraries & Teens regarding teens libraries in today’s digital world.
How Teens Do Research in the Digital World
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age
Lee Rainie will present a keynote discussion on networked learning at the The Free Learning 2.0 Conference on August 22.
The Future of Higher Education
Experts expect more-efficient collaborative environments and new grading schemes; they worry about massive online courses, the shift away from on-campus life