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Personalised Books: Exciting But Also Risky Times for Children's Stories - Huffington Post UK

Arguably, personalisation offers a great business model: publishers can have a prototype and customise it according to each individual customer.
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AAC Modeling With the iPad During Shared Storybook Reading Pilot Study

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11.133x Course Info | edX

11.133x Course Info | edX | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it

MiTx Implementation and Evaluation of Educational Technology

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Great MOOC for all educators interested in using educational technology in their classrooms!

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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Using Apps to Put Creative Tools into Young Hands

Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Using Apps to Put Creative Tools into Young Hands | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
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Tips on apps encouraging creation, creativity, communication, coding etc. - from Stuart Dredge

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Question children's use of digital, says Centre for Study of Childhood and Youth - News - Faculty of Social Sciences - Faculties - The University of Sheffield

Question children's use of digital, says Centre for Study of Childhood and Youth - News - Faculty of Social Sciences - Faculties - The University of Sheffield | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
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Digital Distraction: How Phones Are Taking Over The Classroom

Digital Distraction: How Phones Are Taking Over The Classroom | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
Students spend nearly 21% of class time using a digital device for an unrelated activity like email or social media.
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Note: this is about US students (the article is written as if it applied cross-culturally).

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kidsmediacentre launches Ethical Framework and Best Practice Review of the children’s digital industry in Ontario - kidsmediacentre

kidsmediacentre launches Ethical Framework and Best Practice Review of the children’s digital industry in Ontario - kidsmediacentre | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
Download the report [pdf – 24.2 MB] Canadian developers of digital online content for kids have few guidelines for ethics, monetization and marketing. There’s also a gap in guidance for...[more »]
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This was published in 2013, not many children's digital publishers have seen it though I don't think...

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Parental involvement on student academic achievement: A meta-analysis

Parental involvement on student academic achievement: A meta-analysis | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
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Remember: the strongest association was found when parents had high expectations for their children's achievement (not when they helped with their homework!)

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Kids need to like what they're reading to progress

Kids need to like what they're reading to progress | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
Kids will be turned off reading if they have no interest in the material. Comics or picture books are fine as long as the child enjoys it.
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Putting Education in “Educational” Apps

Putting Education in “Educational” Apps
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Hope that developers creating apps for young children read this and incorporate the insights into their design...

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Study: Parent’s digital choices for their children heavily influenced by gender

A new study unveiled yesterday at the MIT Sandbox Summit by children's research firm PlayScience shows that parents' perceptions about their children's technology use is heavily influenced by the child's gender.
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Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn

Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
Students can better understand math and physics problems by acting them out. This type of embodied learning can help open up the mind to abstract concepts.
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Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects'

Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
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New kid on the block? "Phenomenon” teaching from Finland..

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Virtual & Poster Presentations

Virtual & Poster Presentations | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
Children's creativity with digital and non-digital text-making resources ( Natalia Kucirkova & Mona Sakr) Sunspotter: Bringing Citizen Science into the Classroom  (Joseph Roche) Student’s video...
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Designing for diverse classrooms: Using iPads and digital cameras to compose eBooks with emergent bilingual/biliterate four-year-olds

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Be Web Smart - for the analog parent in a digital world

Be Web Smart - for the analog parent in a digital world | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
Parental Control resources and guidance for parents who want to keep their families safe and productive on computers, iPod touch, iPad and other devices.
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Rubrics for Assessment

Rubrics for Assessment | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
Assessing Student Learning Teachers who integrate technology into student activities and projects often ask us this question - “How do I grade it?” Fundamentally, assessing multimedia activities an...
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A very comprehensive resource ...

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Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children

Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
American youths are plugged in and tuned out of the real world for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy for normal development.
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This is only one part of a complex story, hope the next planned column can redress the balance. We need articles which do not alarm but empower parents to create new content together with their children and which encourage more co-viewing and co-playing of high-quality digital texts and games.

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Give babies iPads: they’ll learn faster than with books | The Sunday Times

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The Daily Mail article...

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Dads 'use adult tone not baby talk' - BBC News

Dads 'use adult tone not baby talk' - BBC News | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
Mothers are more likely to coo at their babies, while fathers address them more like small adults - but both approaches help children learn, a study suggests.
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...and children need both-the adult tone as well as the baby talk...

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Education on Air

Education on Air | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
Join us for a free online conference. You have the best seat in the house (your own!) to learn with other educators. Explore the conference schedule below.
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All videos from the conference available online now.

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Good parenting essential for children to build up good digital habits, finds University of Hong Kong study

Good parenting essential for children to build up good digital habits, finds University of Hong Kong study | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
Children's digital habits depend on parenting more than schooling for healthy development, a study led by the University of Hong Kong has found....
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Survey examines kids' TV habits

Survey examines kids' TV habits | children's literacies in 21st century | Scoop.it
More cartoons and animal shows could be in for New Zealand on Air funding after new research showing this is what kids want.
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