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Teen Social Spaces May Change, But the Need to Connect Remains the Same

Center for Teaching Quality

CTQ blogger Bill Ferriter processes danah boyd's new book It's Complicated: "Even though they've grown up with an Internet connection, a screen name and a thousand passwords to remember, today's teens AREN'T all that different from the mythical sock-hop, soda-shop kids of yesteryear -- and contrary to popular belief, they AREN'T digital natives drawn online because they are fascinated by new tools and technologies."

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