Smartphones and Tablets are King with Kids

EdTech – D. Frank Smith

More kids are putting down their video game handhelds for tablets and smartphones, according to a new survey. Children ages 4 to 14 are using smartphones and tablets more than all other electronic devices, a recent report from The NPD Group indicates. The report, Kids and CE: 2014, showed that the number of children in that age group who use smartphones has risen sharply. In 2012, respondents in 21 percent of homes with children surveyed said the child used a smartphone. In 2014, that number has jumped to 35 percent. For tablets, the figure more than doubled to 31 percent this year, up from 13 percent in 2012. Read More

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