T ECHNOLOGYAND THE DEVELOPING MINDBY TAYLOR DALEImage by triconeva
Researchers haverecently begun toaddress theconnectionbetween digitaltechnologieslike iPads andcomputers, andthedeveloping...
Teachers have noticedthat children’s attentionspansand ability toperseverein difficulttasks has significantlychanged, pres...
… and theyare alsostruggling tocaptureand holdthe attentionof theirclass.Image by cybrarian77
In a recent survey…60% of teachers saidtechnology was hindering theirstudent’s ability towriteandcommunicateface to face…I...
think critically and do their homework…… 50% said it affected their ability toImage by __Jens__
… and 76% believed that their studentshave been conditioned by websites such as Wikipediato believe they can find answers ...
Which changesthe way in whichstudents canfocus throughacademicchallenges,where thecorrect answeris not just a fewkeystroke...
So what will this mean for…classrooms, teachers, students,education, and the learning process…in the future???Image by tri...
Where some teachers believe that technology has anegativeeffect on student learning ability in theclassroom, other teacher...
By integratingtechnology intohow a child learnsnew tasks…Image by See-ming Lee
Image by abstrakoneIn a study conducted by Pew Internet,the majority of teachers surveyed believed thattechnology has a si...
Teachers use digital technologies to enhance studentlearning by integrating ebooks and interactive simulations tosupplemen...
Image by Jody RobertsMobile devices in education…1. Allow kids tolearn at theirown pace, andeven continue tolearn outside ...
2. Removeany barriersthat mayhinder astudent’slearningprocess… likegenderbarriers orphysicalability… Image by SMI Eye Trac...
3. Provide new ways for teachers to connectand interact with their students…Image by Northern Ireland Executive
4. And providecustom learningopportunities forstudents to foster theirown…Creativity,talents,passions, likesand dislikes.....
Although there is much more research to be done…Digital technologies and mobile devices can either be…1. Condemned for cre...
Images…All images are licensed under the Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 agreement and sourced from Flickr...
Sources and Articles• http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Teachers-and-technology.aspx• http://www.nielsen.com/us/en/n...
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Mobile Technology in Education

  1. 1. T ECHNOLOGYAND THE DEVELOPING MINDBY TAYLOR DALEImage by triconeva
  2. 2. Researchers haverecently begun toaddress theconnectionbetween digitaltechnologieslike iPads andcomputers, andthedevelopinghuman mind.Image by IntelFreePress
  3. 3. Teachers have noticedthat children’s attentionspansand ability toperseverein difficulttasks has significantlychanged, presumably as aresult ofincreased timespent with digitaltechnologies. Image by Fiery-Phoenix
  4. 4. … and theyare alsostruggling tocaptureand holdthe attentionof theirclass.Image by cybrarian77
  5. 5. In a recent survey…60% of teachers saidtechnology was hindering theirstudent’s ability towriteandcommunicateface to face…Image by Clint Hamada
  6. 6. think critically and do their homework…… 50% said it affected their ability toImage by __Jens__
  7. 7. … and 76% believed that their studentshave been conditioned by websites such as Wikipediato believe they can find answers instantly…Image by ebayink
  8. 8. Which changesthe way in whichstudents canfocus throughacademicchallenges,where thecorrect answeris not just a fewkeystrokes away…Image by katybird
  9. 9. So what will this mean for…classrooms, teachers, students,education, and the learning process…in the future???Image by triconeva
  10. 10. Where some teachers believe that technology has anegativeeffect on student learning ability in theclassroom, other teachers have taken a differentapproach…Image by Thomas Favre-Bulle
  11. 11. By integratingtechnology intohow a child learnsnew tasks…Image by See-ming Lee
  12. 12. Image by abstrakoneIn a study conducted by Pew Internet,the majority of teachers surveyed believed thattechnology has a significant impacton how their students worked, especially when it came totake-home assignments or homework… so if students are just going to use technology at home anyway, why notIntegrate it into the classroom?
  13. 13. Teachers use digital technologies to enhance studentlearning by integrating ebooks and interactive simulations tosupplement and sometimes replace traditional lessons…Image by Alexandre Lemieux
  14. 14. Image by Jody RobertsMobile devices in education…1. Allow kids tolearn at theirown pace, andeven continue tolearn outside of theamount of time spentin the classroom…
  15. 15. 2. Removeany barriersthat mayhinder astudent’slearningprocess… likegenderbarriers orphysicalability… Image by SMI Eye Tracking
  16. 16. 3. Provide new ways for teachers to connectand interact with their students…Image by Northern Ireland Executive
  17. 17. 4. And providecustom learningopportunities forstudents to foster theirown…Creativity,talents,passions, likesand dislikes..Image by Mike Cogh
  18. 18. Although there is much more research to be done…Digital technologies and mobile devices can either be…1. Condemned for creating distracted and passive users… or…2. Embraced as an opportunity for custom education, newlearning strategies, and a way to engage a growingpopulation of digital tech-savvy learners….Image by {Flixelpix} DavidYOU CAN DECIDE…
  19. 19. Images…All images are licensed under the Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 agreement and sourced from FlickrImage by {Flixelpix} David
  20. 20. Sources and Articles• http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Teachers-and-technology.aspx• http://www.nielsen.com/us/en/newswire/2012/american-families-see-tablets-as-playmate-teacher-and-babysitter.html• http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/04/the-touch-screen-generation/309250/2/• http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/disruptions-what-does-a-tablet-do-to-the-childs-mind/• http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/01/education/technology-is-changing-how-students-learn-teachers-say.html?_r=0• http://www.fastcodesign.com/1669896/10-ways-that-mobile-learning-will-revolutionize-education• http://mashable.com/2010/11/22/technology-in-education/Image by {Flixelpix} David

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