Our large-scale study explores young people's use of media and technology. It offers a comprehensive picture of the use of media by kids, age 8 to 18 in the U.S., including the level of enjoyment, frequency of use, and amount of time devoted to a wide array of media activities and devices.
The Common Sense Census: A Day in Teens' Digital Lives
Two teens share how they use media every day. From social media to gaming and beyond, they talk candidly about their habits, preferences, and challenges. The video also includes key findings from The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Tweens and Teens . This national study offers a comprehensive look at how kids age 8 to 18 use media and technology.
Jim Steyer, founder and CEO of Common Sense, shares highlights from The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Tweens and Teens. This national study offers a comprehensive picture of the media habits and preferences of kids age 8 to 18.
Tweens, Teens, and Screens: What Our New Research Uncovers
By taking a "census" of kids' media use, Common Sense's new study quantifies screen use, identifies unique types of users, and uncovers patterns that could spark improvements in content, access, and learning.
When it comes to navigating social media, online games, smartphones, and the Internet, it's best for kids to get their info from a trusted source. As parents and educators, we want to raise kids to be safe, responsible, and ethical in the digital world. Giving kids a solid understanding of how we expect them to behave -- both online and off -- starts everyone off on the right foot.
Here is a good visual encompassing some important netiquette rules for students to keep in mind while using the net. You might want to go through these rules with your students to make sure they understand them.
While ‘the internet’ and ‘manners’ don’t tend to pop up in the same sentence very often (at least not in the positive sense), there are a number of ways that manners really do matter when you’re interacting online.
There is nothing better than a nice and a visually attractive poster to teach your students about digital literacy. The poster can also be pinned down on the classroom wall and act as a reminder of what students need to keep in their minds about the essence of digital literacy.