Technology and Writing

Children who use technology are better writers

12:14 GMT, Thursday, 3 December 2009
By Zoe Kleinman

Technology reporter, BBC News

Children who blog, text or use social networking websites are more confident about their writing skills, according to the National Literacy Trust....
"Engagement with online technology drives their enthusiasm for writing short stories, letters, song lyrics or diaries."
...NAPE was looking into ways in which this passion for texting might be incorporated into teaching methods....