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  • Topics: Generational differences, Tools, Reality & Suggestions
  • Digital Kids

    1. 1. Part 1
    2. 2. [email_address]
    3. 3. 1,000,000,000,000+
    4. 4. Differences between digital native & immigrants Digital natives Digital immigrants Prefer receiving information quickly from multiple sources Prefer slow & controlled release of information from limited sources Prefer parallel processing and multitasking Prefer singular processing and single or limited tasking Prefer processing pictures, sounds and video before text Prefer to process text first, then other formats of information Prefer random access to hyperlinked multimedia information Prefer to provide information linearly, logically and sequentially Prefer to interact with many at a time Prefer more independent or one-on-one interaction and learning Prefer to learn “just-in-time” Prefer a more structured, devoted learning schedule Prefer instant gratification and instant rewards Prefer delayed gratification and deferred rewards
    5. 5. Using the Internet Young Instant message Games Wireless Dating Housing New jobs Create content P2P services Play games Cultural information Rate things Adult content Gen X / Boomers Transactions Get news / politics Health Job-related information Information for new jobs New housing Religious information Seniors Email Weather Use government web sites Get maps directions Research travel
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    7. 7. 33% of online teens share their own creations online, such as artwork, photos, stories, or videos
    8. 8. 22% report keeping their own personal webpage
    9. 9. 19% say they remix content they find online into their own artistic creations
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    11. 11. More people rely on the internet for news than newspapers & 6 in 10 teenagers get their news online - more than double two years ago
    12. 12. Lack of Internet 'Costing Families $140 a Month'
    13. 13. “ Because they have been using digital technology all their lives, our children feel they have authority over it,” says Rose Luckin. “ But technology cannot teach them to reflect upon and evaluate the information they are gathering online. ”
    14. 14. What are we doing about it? Big 6 1. Task Definition2. Information Seeking Strategies3. Location and Access4. Use of Information5. Synthesis6. Evaluation /
    15. 15. Part II Web 2.0 tools Web 2.0 tools
    16. 16. Email One to one/many
    17. 17. Blogs / one writer, many readers
    18. 18. Wikis many writers, many readers
    19. 19. IM many writers/readers, instant
    20. 20. Texting text based, cell phones
    21. 21. online socialization Virtual Worlds
    22. 23. Part III Reality Check Reality Check
    23. 24. “ New media allow for a degree of freedom and autonomy for youth that is less apparent in a classroom setting,” the study said. “Youth respect one another’s authority online, and they are often more motivated to learn from peers than from adults.” “ Teens usually have a ‘full-time intimate community’ with whom they communicate in an always-on mode via mobile phones and instant messaging,” the study said.
    24. 25. 1 in 5 teens send sexually explicit photos More than half of teen MySpace page mention sex & drug use
    25. 26. One third of fourth through sixth graders said they were completely unsupervised online Among 2nd & 3rd graders, nearly 20% said someone had been mean to them online within the last year
    26. 27. cyber-bulling More common for students to have problems online with people they know- and usually it is with other students
    27. 28. Part IV Suggestions Suggestions
    28. 29. Check their ‘Portfolio’ online
    29. 30. Participate
    30. 31. Social Networking
    31. 32. Kid’s Browser Kidz KidZui
    32. 33. Collaborate together Blogger Kiva
    33. 34. Guided Research
    34. 35. Monitor
    35. 36. Check history
    36. 37. Filtering Free filtering method Reviews of products
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    38. 39. Additional Resources iLearn- virtual classes The Parents Edge NetFamilyNews