Aed 201 Technology Timeline

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Appendix D

Technology Use Timeline

Currently, U.S. schools use technology significantly more than they did in the past. Research the use of technology in schools from 1980 until present day. Fill in the timeline below with events to depict the changes in school technology since 1980. You need to discuss a minimum of two events per decade, for a total of at least six events. Cite your sources in APA format on the next page.

References

The History of Computers in Education. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.csulb.edu/~murdock/histofcs.html

Wilson, C. (2010, September 15). Learning Machines. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/09/19/magazine/classroom-technology.html

Timeline of Technology in Education. (2010). Retrieved from http://timerime.com/en/timeline/405230/Timeline+Of+Technology+In+Education/ In-Text Citation

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1980-
The Scantron Machine Is introduced to Public schools. It is a machine that grades multiple question tests. Most public schools have these machines

1995- The Internet
Now students can get onto websites to help them learn or look up resources with school. They can also store their information on CD’s

2000- USB Flash drives allow students and teachers to store any important information that they need and they can plug into virtually any computer so the info is always there

1985- The Graphing calculator.
Made more advanced problems easier. It could graph equations and plot points that you put into its processors. A MUCH easier way to figure out complicated problems.

1990- Interactive White board.
Teachers could now put there notes up on a “white board” which would be more like a projection screen, without ever leaving their seat.

2010- Ipad
Easier for students to keep up with school no matter where they are. There are many different applications that they can download to help...
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