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Always On!Making Today’s Connected  Lifestyle Work for YouMarty Appelbaum and Bill Collins Appelbaum Training Institute an...
Traditionalists•Be patient.•Communicate.. in writing.
Baby Boomers• Speak Openly and Direct.• Present options
Generation X• Savvy and entrepreneurial.• Uses e-mail.• Wants to be in the loop.
Generation Y - Millennials•Uses email, text messaging, and Apps.•Uses Social Networking.
Generation Y - Millennials•Uses technology to make life simpler.•Wants frequent feedback.
Today’s Millennial    Parents        Millennials are on       course to become       the most educated          generation...
Today’s Millennial Parents are Confident          • Work Longer hours.          • Spend more hours each day               ...
Millennial Generation       1st time ParentsAverage age of 1st-time mom - 25Average age of 1st-time dad - 27
CharacteristicsDigital Natives
Millennial Generation60% raised in homes ofdivorce or by single parents,so they are more open to non-traditional parenting...
Millennial GenerationHighly focused on values, purposeand quality of life.•52% say being a good parent is  most important ...
Millennial GenerationMore likely to live further distancesfrom family and need to rely onnon-family child care options.
Millennial GenerationSeeking Child care arrangements that:• Use technology to improve  communication• Use technology to im...
Additional Facts45% highly associate their lives    with simplicity.43% say that texting is just as meaningful as actual c...
Connected Lifestyle Opportunities for   Caregivers
More Connection
Video/WebCams
APPS
Real Time
Harness Technologyto Market Your Child   Care Services
Learn when you want,     where you want. www.atiselfstudy.org
Millennial WayWord of Mouse
Millennial WayListing and referral services.
Millennial WayFamily, friends, and strangers.
Remember this?Seeking Child care arrangements that:• Use technology to improve  communication• Use technology to improve  ...
Deliver more with Less Effort
Old Way…Write it down
Old Way
Old Way
New Way Digital
There’s an app for that
Harness Technologyto Improve Efficiency and Meet Required    State Licensing
Millennial Way
Millennial Way
Millennial Way
Millennial Way
Millennial Way
Millennial Way
Question & Answers
Marty Appelbaum & Bill Collin               Best wishes to you                  in your very                important work...
Always On: Making Today's Connected Lifestyle Work for You
Always On: Making Today's Connected Lifestyle Work for You
Always On: Making Today's Connected Lifestyle Work for You
Always On: Making Today's Connected Lifestyle Work for You
Always On: Making Today's Connected Lifestyle Work for You
Always On: Making Today's Connected Lifestyle Work for You
Always On: Making Today's Connected Lifestyle Work for You
Always On: Making Today's Connected Lifestyle Work for You
Always On: Making Today's Connected Lifestyle Work for You
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Always On: Making Today's Connected Lifestyle Work for You

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Delivered at the National Association for Family Child Care annual conference, this interactive session for providers and administrators gives insight into the habits of highly successful family care providers. Learn tips to help you understand what today’s parents want in a child care partnership. Explore tools and technology that can boost your connection to parents and improve the effectiveness of your program.

Presented by Bill Collins and Marty from Appelbaum Training Institute.

Published in: Education, Self Improvement
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Always On: Making Today's Connected Lifestyle Work for You

  1. 1. Always On!Making Today’s Connected Lifestyle Work for YouMarty Appelbaum and Bill Collins Appelbaum Training Institute and Child Care Daily App www.atiseminars.org and www.childcaredailyapp.com
  2. 2. Traditionalists•Be patient.•Communicate.. in writing.
  3. 3. Baby Boomers• Speak Openly and Direct.• Present options
  4. 4. Generation X• Savvy and entrepreneurial.• Uses e-mail.• Wants to be in the loop.
  5. 5. Generation Y - Millennials•Uses email, text messaging, and Apps.•Uses Social Networking.
  6. 6. Generation Y - Millennials•Uses technology to make life simpler.•Wants frequent feedback.
  7. 7. Today’s Millennial Parents Millennials are on course to become the most educated generation in American history.
  8. 8. Today’s Millennial Parents are Confident • Work Longer hours. • Spend more hours each day using technology. • Have an increased desire for connectedness.
  9. 9. Millennial Generation 1st time ParentsAverage age of 1st-time mom - 25Average age of 1st-time dad - 27
  10. 10. CharacteristicsDigital Natives
  11. 11. Millennial Generation60% raised in homes ofdivorce or by single parents,so they are more open to non-traditional parenting such as: • Child Care • Shared Parenting
  12. 12. Millennial GenerationHighly focused on values, purposeand quality of life.•52% say being a good parent is most important thing in life.•Want options to allow them to stay connected to their
  13. 13. Millennial GenerationMore likely to live further distancesfrom family and need to rely onnon-family child care options.
  14. 14. Millennial GenerationSeeking Child care arrangements that:• Use technology to improve communication• Use technology to improve connectivity• Create a sense of engagement
  15. 15. Additional Facts45% highly associate their lives with simplicity.43% say that texting is just as meaningful as actual conversation.
  16. 16. Connected Lifestyle Opportunities for Caregivers
  17. 17. More Connection
  18. 18. Video/WebCams
  19. 19. APPS
  20. 20. Real Time
  21. 21. Harness Technologyto Market Your Child Care Services
  22. 22. Learn when you want,  where you want. www.atiselfstudy.org
  23. 23. Millennial WayWord of Mouse
  24. 24. Millennial WayListing and referral services.
  25. 25. Millennial WayFamily, friends, and strangers.
  26. 26. Remember this?Seeking Child care arrangements that:• Use technology to improve communication• Use technology to improve connectivity• Create a sense of engagement
  27. 27. Deliver more with Less Effort
  28. 28. Old Way…Write it down
  29. 29. Old Way
  30. 30. Old Way
  31. 31. New Way Digital
  32. 32. There’s an app for that
  33. 33. Harness Technologyto Improve Efficiency and Meet Required State Licensing
  34. 34. Millennial Way
  35. 35. Millennial Way
  36. 36. Millennial Way
  37. 37. Millennial Way
  38. 38. Millennial Way
  39. 39. Millennial Way
  40. 40. Question & Answers
  41. 41. Marty Appelbaum & Bill Collin Best wishes to you in your very important work with children! Appelbaum Training Institute   #1 for Teacher Training

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