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Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies
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Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies

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  • 1. Children's Services in the Digital Age: Technology Competencies • Genesis Hansen, Mission Viejo Library Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 2. Two Key Skills • Exploring new hardware • Evaluating digital media Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 3. When someone has a question about an Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 4. Observe • Look at the casing first • Buttons? • Power • Volume/mute • Home? • Headphone jack? • Ports Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 5. Then turn it on • Are some controls on screen instead of on casing? • Settings: in an app or accessed from menu? • Multiple screens? - swipe to test • Apps and widgets? • Battery life indicator? Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 6. Approach with a spirit of play Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 7. When in doubt, tap stuff and see what happens (This works when evaluating apps and ebooks, too!) Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 8. Question: Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 9. Question: • What criteria do you use when evaluating children's books? Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 10. Question: • What criteria do you use when evaluating children's books? • Apply the same criteria to digital media (apps and ebooks) Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 11. Question: • What criteria do you use when evaluating children's books? • Apply the same criteria to digital media (apps and ebooks) • Plus, a few extra considerations Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 12. Interactive elements: enhance or distract? Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 13. Irrelevant interactivity • Doesn't relate to the story • Distracts from the flow Sunday, November 10, 13
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  • 15. Paid vs. free? • Watch out for ads and in-app purchase links • Use free versions for evaluation purposes • Always worth the investment to skip the ads • ESPECIALLY for kids Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 16. Controls on bottom of screen • Easy to hit by accident Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 17. Controls on bottom of screen • Easy to hit by accident • Attractive buttons lead out of the app... Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 18. Controls on bottom of screen • Easy to hit by accident • Attractive buttons lead out of the app... • Which leads to this: Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 19. Intrusive music, etc. Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 20. Look for apps that support early literacy skills • Print motivation • Print awareness • Letter knowledge • Vocabulary • Phonological awareness • Narrative skills Sunday, November 10, 13
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  • 25. Affordance: movement indicates interactivity Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 26. Affordance: arrows indicate action to take Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 27. Little delights Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 28. Helpful cues • Letter is repeated when you touch tile or destination • Destination is highlighted when correct tile is close • "Magnetic" pull of tile to destination Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 29. Unobtrusive controls: difficult to exit app unintentionally Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 30. Ability to change or turn off features Sunday, November 10, 13
  • 31. Customization options allow apps to grow with the child Sunday, November 10, 13
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  • 34. Effective, unobtrusive navigation Sunday, November 10, 13
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