Daily Bookmarks 10/14/2009

  • Young people write more than they used to, and they don’t just write when it’s required. The study also found that spelling errors aren’t as much of a problem as they were 20 years ago, now that spell check software is easily accessible.

    tags: writing, web2.0, change, research

    • Today’s kids don’t just write for grades anymore. They write to shake the world. Moreover, they are writing more than any previous generation, ever, in history. They navigate in a bewildering new arena where writers and their audiences have merged.
    • For these students, “Good writing changes something. It doesn’t just sit on the page. It gets up, walks off the page and changes something,” whether it’s a website or a poster for a walkathon.

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