UncategorizedFebruary 28, 2013

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.

UncategorizedJanuary 23, 2013

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.

UncategorizedNovember 20, 2012

Parents, Teens, and Online Privacy

Parents have a range of concerns about how their children’s online activities might affect their privacy and many have taken steps to monitor their children and encourage online safety

UncategorizedNovember 1, 2012

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

UncategorizedSeptember 11, 2012

Smartphone Ownership Update: September 2012

66% of those ages 18-29 own smartphones; 68% of those living in households earning $75,000 also own them

UncategorizedJuly 11, 2012

Teens 2012: Truth, Trends, and Myths About Teen Online Behavior

How teens use the internet, mobile phones, social media and social networking sites,as well as teen communication preferences and online information consumption.

UncategorizedJune 14, 2012

It Ain’t Heavy, It’s My Smartphone: American teens and the infiltration of mobility into their computing lives

Amanda Lenhart spoke at the 2012 Lawlor Summer Seminar in Minneapolis, where she discussed the rise in smartphone ownership among youth, the demographics of mobile phone ownership and the changes wrought as youth begin to have access anytime, anyw…

UncategorizedJune 5, 2012

Presentation: Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites

Amanda Lenhart spoke about how teens use technology and about youth social and emotional experiences in social media spaces.

UncategorizedMay 15, 2012

Downloading Apps for Children

Parents are enthusiastic downloaders of all kinds of apps, particularly apps for children.

UncategorizedMay 3, 2012

Teens & Online Video

Shooting, sharing, streaming and chatting: social media using teens are the most enthusiastic users of many online video capabilities