Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.
This week in class, we’re reading "More Facebook Friends, Fewer Real Ones, Says Cornell Study" by ABC News.
Matthew Brashears, a Cornell sociologist, conducted a study that suggested social networks may not be fulfilling our deeper social needs.
"What are the costs and benefits of technology?", "How are communities formed?", and "What is a friend?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this news article at home:
- What was "More Facebook Friends, Fewer Real Ones, Says Cornell Study" About
- What did you learn about? About Friendship & Family? About Technology, Progress & Industry?
- Watch I have 1,000 friends on Facebook but I feel lonely at home with your child.