Since attending the Google Teacher Academy in April, I have been trying to learn as much as possible about each Google application. The result? I am realizing how little I actually knew about these tools and how tragically I was underutilizing them!
"Generation Z (those born from the early ’90s to 2010) approaches everything a little bit differently. Otherwise known as the Net Generation, this group of Canadians were the first raised in an established online world with tech tools and gadgets. In fact, they cannot imagine a world without them. This means they can absorb information at rapid speed, simultaneously text, swipe and curate playlists, all while Googling their way out of any situation. To them, technology is not a means to an activity, but rather a seamless part of everyday life."
We are now starting to see discussions of “Generation Z” emerge on the internet as in this example from the Huffington Post which does at least admit “their work styles have yet to be defined”. It also offers career advice to ...
Members of Generation Z, those now age 18-23, tend to be indiscriminate with their media choices and are more likely than other generations to embrace and trust online communications such as social and mobile media and email, according to a report by Forrester Research.
Raised in the age of technology, Gen-Z audiences know the world only as a digital one—where they can connect anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. They will likely be the first generation to consume more media online than offline, according to Forrester's report.
Moreover, Gen-Z audiences are often distracted with multiple forms of media: 84% multitask with an Internet-connected device while watching TV—using on average 1.5 other Internet-connected devices (e.g., laptops and cell phones).
Below, additional findings from the report titled "How To Build Your Brand With Generation Z," by Forrester Research.
"Today I have curated a new an updated list of some important iPad apps to teach and help students improve their critical thinking. Check out the list below and let us know what you think. If you have other additions or suggestions, please do share them with us in the comment form below. Enjoy!
And Generation Z does its homework before buying a product, or having Mom or Dad buy it for them. More than half of the segment was found to do online product research before buying. The group also has “a need to be ...