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Stat of the Week

29% of Indiana high school students played video or computer games, or used a computer for something other than schoolwork, for three or more hours per day on an average school day. Source: Indiana Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Library Resources:

Me and My 500 "Friends": Staying Safe on Social Networks Produced by Human Relations Media - This timely DVD program provides teens with an essential safety primer on using social networks.  Through interviews with experts and real-life young people, teens learn that social networks can be a useful tool for communication and connection, but also pose significant risks.    

 

It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens By danah boyd - In this eye-opening book offering insights gleaned from more than a decade of original fieldwork interviewing teenagers, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social media. 

 

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