Moms: The true technology power users - Infographic
Kirstin Swagman • Jun 12, 2012
Today's parents aren't getting on Facebook to spy on their kids -- they've been on Facebook since before their kids were born. A number of studies have documented that women tend to use social media more than men, but recent research suggests the true social networking leaders are mothers. Find out what moms are doing online and what kids are learning about technology from their parents.
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Broadband technology is about more than streaming your latest Netflix binge from your couch. Today’s connected students may be more digitally aware than ever thanks to mobile technology, but this handy infographic shows a number of interesting ways that technology is being used in educational settings, along with a few fun factoids. Read on to learn more.
Did You Know?
1/4 of teens own a smartphone. 77% have a ‘cell phone’, more generically speaking
63% of students prefer a blended learning environment
Virtual labs are allowing science experiments to happen across the country
95% of teens aged 12-17 use the internet regularly
1:1 device programs are allowing learning at school and at home
Only 23% of internet users and 7% of cell phone users say that they’ve taken part in a video call, chat, or teleconference
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Name: Eddy's Number Party! What
is it? In this kindergarten readiness app, young
children practice counting, matching numbers, and improving memory
and attention, while preparing for Eddy the dog's surprise party.
Part of the Kinderspark series from Scientific Learning Corp.,
Eddy's Number Party! was selected from thousands of apps to be
featured in the new book, "iPad Apps for Kids for
Dummies," by Jinny Gudmundsen, Kid Tech columnist for USA
Today and Gannett News, and editor-in-chief of the "Computing
with Kids" Ezine. Features:
balloons, toss presents, track party hats, and earn fun
"talking" stickers as they master important
Four levels of
counting, listening, and matching
Parents are able to
review the game's goals, tour all game levels, and learn about
the underlying research and development.
Report card: a
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out "what to look for" to see your child's progress
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