New Scientist Breaking News – Teens gain valuable social skills online

New Scientist Breaking News – Teens gain valuable social skills online (Via Furl – The mguerena Archive.) New Scientist: “Instead of steering them away from their computers, parents should recognise that teenagers sharpen important social skills online, say psychologists and anthropologists studying internet behaviour.”

Mike Guerena: “Research that points to teenage involvement in social communities like MySpace and creating blogs is not so bad after all.”

This concern over student social networking online comes up more and more often. Mike, Robert, and I have added it to our upcoming presentation for the Orange County High School Summit. (Register here.)

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