The Digital Lives of Teens: Mobile is Now

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“Matt Galligan, co-founder of SimpleGeo, says, “The future of mobile is the future of everything.” Galligan sees a future where mobile will pervade every facet of life, from communication to wallets….”

John Pearce‘s insight:

More statistics and references to reports from the well respected Pew Project team about how reliant Teens are on mobile technology. More importantly however the post makes the point that that students use their phones as a social device as opposed to other devices such as tablets. Another key point the post makes is that these "screenagers" don’t need adults to learn how to use screens and associated tools and patterns which poses a significant challenge to traditional methods of instruction. Schools "…..need to adapt of fail to be relevant"

See on www.edutopia.org

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