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A slide presentation on the advances in mobile technology relating to childhood education.

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  • 1. image: motionblur
    Mobile Preschool?Welcome to iTouch Education
    @kimberleyanns
  • 2. Technological advances in the past decade have changed the way we experience and view the world.
    …even attracting the
    smallest
    people of our world.
    image: speedye
  • 3. image: AiyaHMPH
    Touch
    is an integral part of how toddlers and children learn from their environment
  • 4. And with access to hands-on mobile technology
    like the iPad & iPhone
    young children are given new and unique opportunities for development and learning.
    image: Kevin H
  • 5. so why not introduce child-based iPad and iPhone apps?
    image: seventwentysk
  • 6. Apple boasts over
    65000 iPad
    350000 iPhone
    applications available for download.
    source: Apple.com
    image: Jorge Quinteros
  • 7. image: Kathy Cassidy
    With a seemingly endless amount of game and education applications specifically designed for young minds.
  • 8. image: AdrienneMay
    From counting games,
  • 9. image: B.Inspired Vintage
    To alphabet puzzles,
  • 10. And even musical apps that use touch to produce sounds and images!
    image: Krypto
  • 11. All on-the-go, to boot.
    image: Bwana
  • 12. image: Wease
    Though the amount of children’s educational apps is increasing
    exponentially
  • 13. image: courosa
    Some argue
    against
    the use of
    technology in
    child
    development.
  • 14. image: SMN
    Suggesting that iPads and iPhones are
    entertainment
    rather than
    education
  • 15. The American Academy of Pediatrics even goes as far as to advise limited usage of tablet and mobile devices for children.
    image: TimmyGUNZ
    source: Dr. Gwenn Schurgin O’Keefe Free Press:The Touch Generation: The Evolution of Digital Natives
  • 16. But with their popularity and accessibility, will mobile devices fall prey to a doctors ‘recommendation’?
    image: Florian SEROUSSI
  • 17. One parent praises his son’s iPad as the reason his
    speech,
    word recognition,
    and
    hand-eye coordination
    have advanced so rapidly
    image: ebot
    source: Free Press:The Touch Generation: The Evolution of Digital Natives
  • 18. Another suggests that perhaps we must adapt to new technology
    source: Free Press:The Touch Generation: The Evolution of Digital Natives
    Even the ways that we teach our children.
    image: Insight Imaging: John A Ryan Photography
  • 19. Jason Krogh, developer of award-winning childrens program Tickle Tap Apps, believes that with the fast pace of our technological society,
    we must move quickly in adapting to new forms of technology.
    source:thestar.com: iPhone apps a hit with preschoolers
    image: Theory
  • 20. image: mars_discovery_district
    Nobody knows what kind of advances tomorrow will bring…
  • 21. But what is one thing
    we can know for sure?
    Just like computers have started to
    replace books
    image: BES Photos
  • 22. Another new mobile technology of learning
    is just beyond the horizon.
    image: neeravbhatt
  • 23. All images are licensed under the
    Creative Commons
    Non-Commercial
    Share-Alike
    and sourced from flickr.
    image: danmachold