PRESS RELEASE: “Digital natives” turn to parents and teachers for digital literacy skills, new study finds (@MediaSmarts, #YCWW) #DigitalParenting

Well, we know what I think about the idea of a 'digital native'... I drew on Mediasmarts research in sections of my book, so was interested to see their latest research: Ottawa, ON (March 31, 2014) – Canadian youth are not as digitally literate as adults may think they are,…

Young Canadians in a Wired World: Talking to Youth and Parents about Life Online

From the introduction: This report sets out the findings of an exploratory qualitative research study that examined the attitudes and experiences of children, youth and parents relating to networked communications technologies. Using a semi?structured interview guide, we conducted a total of 12 qualitative group sessions in Calgary, Toronto and Ottawa,…