Children in the United Kingdom who are ages 5 to 11 will be taught how to use the social networking web site Twitter, as well as blogs, webcams, and podcasts, under plans for a new high-tech primary school curriculum, reports the Daily Telegraph. They will be expected to "develop an understanding" of different ways to communicate online. Improving keyboard skills, using web sites such as the online dictionary Wikipedia, and learning how to employ spell-checkers will also form part of the biggest overhaul of the nation's primary-school lessons in the last 20 years. In mathematics, U.K. children will be expected...

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