Morgan A O'Donnell

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Text Messaging and Literacy

Many of us fear that text messaging and the use of “textese” may be adversely affecting children and adults’ use of Standard English. The media has …

Literacy and Text Messaging - MIT Technology Review

In the age of text messaging, where words are reduced to nonstandard abbreviations and symbols, many people question the future of literacy.<p>But …

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Texting May Lead to Bad Grammar

Texting could lead to a decline in language skills, warns a new study that found tweens who text are more likely to fall short on grammar tests.<p>Many …

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Text Messaging and Teenagers: A Review of the Literature

No LOL matter: Tween texting may lead to poor grammar skills | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Text messaging may offer tweens a quick way to send notes to friends and family, but it could lead to declining language and …