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Texting can help kids read and write

By Ashley Peake 21st January 2010


Lo ruok? Bin 2 town 2day 2 meet sum m8s wot u up to? Nufn much, wru? Wot u doin l8tr? At home, Nufn till the wknd tbh n e way cu 2moro ;) Need the above translating? Then I guess you’re not ‘down with the kids’. Experts claim that using this abbreviated texting style can actually help the development of reading and writing skills. Research has shown that children who use ‘textism’ will also have less difficulty regarding spelling s...

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