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

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