This is basically a wonderful slideshow created by Kristin Purcel in which she outlined 10 important facts you should know about today’s teens.
1- Among Teens 12-17, social network site growth has slowed particularly Facebook, but Twitter use is growing rapidly.
2- Today’s teens are sharing more personal information online than teens have in the past
3- Today’s teens do care about online privacy
4-Today’s teens do take active steps to manage their online reputations
5- Parents of teens are very aware that online content can impact their teens’ lives
6- Most teens educational environment include the use of at least some digital technologies
7- The internet has fundamentally altered how teens do research, but not necessarily for the worse
8-Digital tools can benefit kids’ writing skills and abilities according to teachers.
9- Teachers are divided as to whether “digital natives” are all that unique.
10- A digital divide persists in the area of educational and technology