As part of AT&T’s ongoing “It Can Wait” program, teens in Washington D.C. last week got to experience firsthand the dangers of texting while driving – without having to suffer the real consequences. The Texting While Driving Simulator was featured during a teen safety fair in the nation’s capital, in an effort to discourage teens from engaging in distracted driving.
The Amanda Project Merges Paperback Mysteries with Online Interactivity
THE AMANDA PROJECT: INVISIBLE I is a new eight-book multiplatform series for teen girls that merges a traditional paperback book with online interactivity. The Amanda Project web site features social networking, online games, and user generated content to create a totally collaborative reading experience for girls ages 12 and up. The story surrounds a ninth grader who goes missing. In an effort to find her, her friends keep getting clues that indicate that she is still out there somewhere. At the Amanda Project web site, users can become a character, create a profile, comment on weekly stories and post their own theories (with the chance to be included in future…