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Feel like you can't keep up with the research? Here are some of the reports that help shape our approach to and understanding of 21st century parenting. 

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Internet and Learning

Joan Ganz Cooney Center, The New Coviewing: Designing for Learning Through Joint Media Engagement, 2011

Mizuko Ito et al., Living and Learning With New Media: Summary of Findings From the Digital Youth Project (2008)

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning (2007)


Young People and Social Media

Common Sense Media, Social Media, Social Life: How Teens View Their Digital Lives (2012) 

Pew Internet and American Life, Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites (2011)

USC Annenberg, 2011 Digital Future Report (2011)

Pew Internet and American Life, Social Media and Young Adults (2010)

USC Annenberg, 2010 Digital Future Report

Pew Internet and American Life, Teens and Mobile Phones Over the Last Five Years: Pew Internet Looks Back (2009)

Nielson, Growing Up, Growing Fast: Kids 2-11 Spending More Time Online (2009)

Nielson, How Teens Use Media (2009)



Nielson, American Families See Tablets as Playmate, Teacher, and Babysitter (2011)

Nielson, U.S. Gaming: A 360 View (2011)

Pew Internet and American Life, Teens, Video Games, and Civic Life (2008)

Harris Interactive, Video Game Addiction: Is It Real? (2007)

General Media Habits

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center, Always Connected: The New Digital Media Habits of Young Children (2011)

The Generations and their Gadgets (2011)

Kaiser Family Foundation, Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-Olds (2010) 

Harris Interactive, Teenagers: A Generation Unplugged (2008)

Kaiser Family Foundation, Parents, Children, and Media: A Kaiser Family Foundation Survey (2007)

Kaiser Family Foundation, Generation M: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-Olds (2005)