Sep 11, 2008
Young people are spending their time in a space which adults find difficult to supervise or understand…
There are some powerful myths that inform the way people think about youth culture. This report sets out to challenge some of those myths, in order to explore the real value behind the digital interactions that are part of everyday life.
Approaching technology from the perspective of children, this report tells positive stories about how they use online space to build relationships and create original content. It argues that the skills children are developing through these activities, such as creativity, communication and collaboration, are those that will enable them to succeed in a globally networked, knowledge-driven economy.
Hannah Green’s & Celia Hannon’s report can be downloaded here.