Texting and tweetingDo they Help or Hurt our youth?<br />
Studies have Shown What?<br />That there is a link between texting and good literacy skills<br />Children who text are more exposed to language<br />One British study showed that the children who texted did better in the areas of spelling and writing.<br />
How Can We Help?<br />Reading aloud to young children helps build language skills critical for later reading success.<br />Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children, National Research Council, 1998<br />
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