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23Aug2011

Books to be Replaced with Facebooks

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Technology has taken the driver seat in terms of furthering education. No longer are books revered as the treasure chest of information. Children are exposed at a very early age to the benefits and pitfalls of digital content. A recent study conducted by a British literacy charity has found the influence of technology on children's reading habits to be startling. "Schoolchildren are significantly more likely to be exposed to mobile phones and computers in the home than novels, according to researchers. They also found that reading frequency declined sharply with age, with 14 to 16 year–olds being more than 10 times as likely to avoid books altogether as those in primary education."

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