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Reality check

  1. 1. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Reality Check: Putting Ebook Reading Devices into Kids’ Hands
  2. 2. Twitter hashtag: #ebooksummit Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands
  3. 3. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Warren Buckleitner Children’s Technology Review Christopher Harris, Genesee Valley Educational Partnership, NY Jason Griffey, Library Information Technology at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Calvin Reid, Publishers Weekly Kathy Ishizuka, School Library Journal
  4. 4. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands The ebook Revisited Warren Buckleitner Children’s Technology Review http://childrenstech.com children’s ^
  5. 5. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands What is an ebook? nce upon a time, eBooks came on shiny CD-ROMs.OPeople were very excited! How do you define an ebook? Just Grandma and Me, Brøderbund Software, 1993
  6. 6. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands We Know What Isn’t an eBook
  7. 7. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Intel Reader http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbBiZ9amke0
  8. 8. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Is this an eBook? Is Google an encyclopedia? VTech Flip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBpMJLYrL1o
  9. 9. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands FLIPS The Bubonic Builders, Electronic Arts
  10. 10. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands A Changing Definition Children’s “eBooks” seem to have a chicken/egg relationship with the evolution of microprocessor- related technologies (Moore’s Law). 1998 2008 2010
  11. 11. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Microsoft Office Hyperstudio 2000 2005 CD-ROM Living Books Reader Rabbit Decline of Educational Software IMing MMPGs TVs become HDTVs PS3 Xbox 360 Nintendo Wii FLY Pen Computer LeapPad WordStar Word Perfect Bank Street Writer Mindstorms/LOGO Pokémon Internet Speech to text Voice Recognition Soliloquy Reader Moore’s Law Meets Literacy — Some Key Events Google Flash/Starfall.com Read180 Accelerated Reader Leapster Pixter ECHO Speech synthesizer http://www.childrenssoftware.com/articles/history.tech.literacy.html Source: Children’s Technology Review database -- see complete references at 2008 2009 2010 Netbooks iPod Touch iPhone Nintendo DSi Tag/Tag Jr Bugsby Intel ClassMate iPad
  12. 12. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Two Categories of eBooks eReaders Animated stories children’s ^ Less interactivity More interactivity
  13. 13. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands EReaders Definition: Non-interactive, technology enhanced presentations of a children’s story: * Font control (color, shape & size) * Navigation helpers (tilt control, page swiping, screen rotation) * Decoding helpers (narration, word highlighting, word search, pronunciation, language toggling) * Minimal frosting (e.g., hidden animation or activities) * Cheap to produce and publish children’s ^
  14. 14. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands EReader Examples The New York Times on an iPad Benjamin Button Twilight How to Train a Dragon Winnie the Pooh
  15. 15. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON HD http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mE8EIwJnLbM
  16. 16. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands
  17. 17. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Animated ebooks Definition: Interactive experiences inspired or based on a children’s story. * The book plus frosting * Two modes: Read to Me or Read it Myself * May have activities such as a jigsaw puzzle, coloring book pages * Decoding helpers (dictionary, sound it out, word highlighting and language toggles). children’s ^
  18. 18. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands ALICE (FOR IPAD) Atomic Antelope, $8.99 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPAZCH7dTik
  19. 19. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands DR. SEUSS’s ABC By Oceanhouse Media
  20. 20. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Formula for Quality e = sf 2 e = engagement of child s = story’s match with child f = features (or frosting)
  21. 21. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Sebastian’s Tail Sebastian's Tail (Lite) Kiwa Media http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ2KEjXPIEg
  22. 22. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Bartleby’s book of buttons Octopus Kite/Big D TV, Inc. http://octopuskite.com/
  23. 23. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Toy Story 2 Read-Along Disney Interactive Studios
  24. 24. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Lev Semenovich Vygotsky (1896- 1934) Jean Piaget (1896-1980) Maria Montessori (1870- 1952) BF Skinner (1904-1990) So….What does it all mean? What would they say about eBooks?
  25. 25. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Lev Semenovich Vygotsky (1896- 1934) Jean Piaget (1896-1980) Maria Montessori (1870- 1952) BF Skinner (1904-1990) What would they say about iPad? Pick one, turn to your neighbor, and pretend to be them. (Accent optional).
  26. 26. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands What does it mean? • The “iPad effect” has opened a new pipeline to a child’s mind that has never existed before. • Four pillars of the iPad: • 1. Multi-touch • 2. 10 hour batteries • 3. Internet • 4. 100,000 Apps
  27. 27. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Thanks! The ebook revisited Warren Buckleitner Children’s Technology Review http://childrenstech.com ^
  28. 28. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Jason Griffey Head of Library Information Technology University of TN at Chattanooga www.jasongriffey.net griffey@gmail.com @griffey 423-443-4770
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  42. 42. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands eBooks in Schools Christopher Harris Director, School Library System Genesee Valley Educ. Partnership infomancy@gmail.com/@infomancy
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  50. 50. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Decisions
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  59. 59. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Christopher Harris Director, School Library System Genesee Valley Educ. Partnership infomancy@gmail.com/@infomancy
  60. 60. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands A Short Survey of Recent Digital Reading Devices Calvin Reid On Twitter: @calreid Senior News Editor Publishers Weekly
  61. 61. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Alex Reader
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  65. 65. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Sony Readers Daily Edition 7” screen Touch Edition 6” screen Pocket Edition 5” screen
  66. 66. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Aluratek Libre
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  73. 73. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands iPad
  74. 74. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Tablets! Tablets! Tablets!
  75. 75. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Warren Buckleitner, Children’s Technology Review http://childrenstech.com @buckleit Christopher Harris, Director, School Library System Genesee Valley Educ. Partnership infomancy@gmail.com @infomancy Jason Griffey, Head of Library Information Technology University of TN at Chattanooga www.jasongriffey.net griffey@gmail.com @griffey Calvin Reid, Senior News Editor, Publishers Weekly www.publishersweekly.com @calreid Kathy Ishizuka, Technology Editor, School Library Journal www.slj.com @kishizuka Thank you!
  76. 76. Reality Check: Putting Ebook Readers into Kids’ Hands Reality Check: Putting Ebook Reading Devices into Kids’ Hands This presentation will be archived and available for on-demand viewing on October 1.

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