Children who blog, text or use social networking websites are more confident about their writing skills, according to the National Literacy Trust. Interestingly, informal texting language is not a hindrance to literacy skills overall. It makes sense though doesn’t it- the kids that write more have better literacy. Another reason to use web 2 tools in the classroom. The full news story can be accessed below.
Children’s blogging and literacy skills 10/12/2009