danah boyd's nuanced treatise on teens use of social media was 8 years and 160 interviews in the making--and something every parent should read.
A few weeks ago, I created a survey about which character traits do we most want to instill in our children. Our readers took the survey, can you guess the results?
If the characters in a book are all depicted as boys, we sometimes swap the genders around when we're reading the stories out loud.
What do you want kids to be like: Independent, athletic, obedient, optimistic, wise, or maybe something else? Take the survey here!