Common Sense Media, March 22, 2016
From "TMRW" and "WYCM" to "vamping" and "vlogging," the current digital lingo resembles that of an encrypted secret language -- a secret code only known to those still waiting for their driver's licenses. Students are coming up with clever, short, and to-the-point phrases that can make communication quicker and in many ways more interesting. But some of this lingo warrants a second look.
For those of us looking to keep a pulse on what our students are talking -- or texting -- about, first we need to know how to decode their shorthand. Our Digital Glossary gives parents and teachers a window into the world of kids' digital lingo.