Mobile device use is exploding among children worldwide, cell phones and iPods are this generation’s preferred form of social communication. More than half of the world’s population now owns a cell phone and experts project that people will use cell phones as their primary means of accessing the Internet by the year 2020.
At CES 2009 findings and recommendations for using mobile devices to help children learn where unveiled. Read the report at http://www.joanganzcooneycenter.org/pdf/pockets_of_potential.pdf.
There is also an article at Education Weeks Digital – Mobile Devices Seen as Key to 21st-Century Learning