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iPad Philosophy It is advantageous to revisit the reasoning behind the implementation of iPad technology at Nambour Christian College.
The first iPad was released in April 2010. Three years later, a Pew Internet survey found that half of American parents with children at home own a tablet computer. Mosey on over to the iTunes app store, and 9 of the top 10 paid education apps are designed for small children, ages four and up. Toddlers and Tablets
5 iOS Settings to Limit Your Child's Mobile Usage Apple's many mobile devices were designed to be toys for adults, but are now slowly making their ways into the hands of kids. Small children who just want to play fun apps on iPods grow into pre-teens with iPhones who have unlimited access to apps and web content. But nervous parents, have no fear. Apple set up restrictions in iOS that let parents control what their kids have access to on their personal and shared-family devices. These parental controls allow kids to continue to use their Apple products, without their parents' worry and constant vigilance. Some of the controls are even set for different age levels, so parents don't have to treat their teens like toddlers.
A Must Read Parent Guide-Apple ID for Students Apple has recently published a PDF guide for parents on the importance of Apple ID and how it could be used to improve kids overall learning. I have just finished reading it and I must say that you definitely need to download it if your students and kids are going to use iOS products in their learning. Though the app is for parents but it also applies to teachers using iPad with their students. Click HERE to download the guide. Below is the quoted introduction of this guide. Enjoy
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How to Use Restrictions as Parental Controls on an iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch If you plan on giving an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a child, take a moment to set up some very basic parental controls on the device by using the Restrictions feature of iOS. It only takes a minute to configure, and this will prevent the access of inappropriate content, avoid mature themed media, prevent in-app purchases and incidental charges, disable the ability to download and install new apps, plus prevent the removal of apps that have already been installed on the device.
Younger Kids are Embracing Technology Although there is an app for just about everything, that isn’t what is fascinating parents nowadays. Parents cannot believe it when their young, one-year-old child touches an iPad screen and navigates it with ease.
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These days, children are getting their hands on mobile devices at a younger age every day. kids are ditching their non-digital toys by age three and turning their attention to smartphones and tablets. In fact, data shows that five-year-olds are using computers on a routine basis. So, when is the right age to introduce children to technology? TECH R US - Technology Development Stages for Kids
Enable “Kid Mode” on iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch with Guided Access in iOS The iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone make excellent toys and learning tools for kids, but if you’ve seen a youngin’ with an iOS device you know it’s only a matter of time before the inquisitive mind of a child escapes the current application and ends up elsewhere.
Most of the time I focus on integration tips and examples for teachers. Today, I decided to change the pace and share some management tips for the device at home. With a 1:1 iPad initiative in full swing, setting boundaries with the iPad at home can become an issue. iPad Tips 4 Parents
The 30 Best Educational Games for the iPad: Kid’s Edition OnlineCollegeCourses have put together this great list of their pick of the 30 best educational iPad games for kids. Parents and teachers who trust little Muffy and Junior with their shiny iPads don’t have to worry about how access to shoot-‘em-up video games will rot their precious little gifted and talented program minds.
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<img src="http://timenerdworld.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/152403878.jpg?w=480&h=320&crop=1" alt="152403878" title="152403878"/> “What is that?” 5 Dependable iPhone and iPad Apps That Filter Content for Kids
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As more and more people join the world of Twitter (460,000 signups per day), school parents and teachers are more commonplace on this global social media tool. According to a recent Pew Internet Study, 84% of all Twitter users are between the ages of 18-49 (1) .
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