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Further Reading and Resources

There are so many great resources online about kids and media and technology. Here are just a few.
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How Smartphones Have Unleashed Humanity's Creative Potential
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Dad, can you put away the laptop?
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PBS Gives Parents More Control Over Kids' Screens With New App
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The Touch-Screen Generation
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How Fluently Do You Speak Emoji?
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How Texting Changes the Way Kids Communicate
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What Can 2,000 Kids Tell Us About Media?
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Digital Kids Initiative: Texting
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Parenting as a Gen Xer: We're the first generation of parents in the age of iEverything
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Kids and Screen Time: Cutting Through The Static
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Kids and Socializing Online
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Responsible Text Messaging Tips
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Anybody Home? Parenting Tips for Texting Kids
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Best apps to block texting while driving
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No texting at the table! Tips for parenting in the digital age
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Cell Phone Texting Tips for Older Folks
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Mobile apps vs. traditional social networking
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6 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe on Social Media
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Academic Research

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McLuhan, M. (1964). "Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man",1st Ed. McGraw Hill, NY

Prensky, M. (2001). "Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants", in On the Horizon, October 2001, 9 (5). Lincoln: NCB University Press.

Hobbs, R. (2010). "Digital and Media Literacy: A Plan of Action" Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Burdick, A, and Drucker, J. (2012). "Digital Humanities". Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Jay, G. (2011). "The Engaged Humanities: Principles and practices for public scholarship and teaching" Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship.

Kress, G. (2003). "Literacy in the New Media Age" Routledge.

Clement, T. (2012). "Multiliteracies in the Undergraduate Digital Humanities Curriculum", in Digital Humanities Pedagogy; Practices, Principles, and politics.

Hirsch, D. (2012)."Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles and Politics" Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, 2012.

Lothian, A. and Phillips, A. (2013). "Can Digital Humanities Mean Transformative Critique?", Journal of e-Media Studies, Lothian.

Jensen, A. & Jensen, M. (2010)."Online girl games, identity, and the creation of a multimodal consumer/creator", in Chappell, D. (Ed.), Children Under Construction: Critical essays on play as curriculum (pp. 21 - 40), New York.

Junco, R. & Mastrodicasa, J. (2007). "Connecting to the Net.Generation: What higher education professionals need to know about today's students", Washington, DC: NASPA.

Steyer, R. (2010)."A Plan to Connect All Americans to the Digital World", Huffington Post.

Ed Hirsch, D. (2012). "Teaching Skills or Teaching Methodology" in Digital Humanities Pedagogy; Practices, Principles, and Politics.

Hobbs, R. (2013). "Discovering Media Literacy: Teaching Digital Media and Popular Culture in Elementary School", Corwin.

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