Technological Events 1960-2013

Timeline created by harrington_67
In History
  • The Computer-Based Education Research Laboratory is established.

    The Computer-Based Education Research Laboratory is established.
  • PLATO was initiated at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    PLATO was initiated at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • The Filmstrip Viewer is released

    The Filmstrip Viewer is released
  • (ERIC) is established as a national information system

    (ERIC) is established as a national information system
  • PLATO IV Touch Screen Terminal created

    PLATO IV Touch Screen Terminal created
  • Scantron is developed

    Scantron is developed
  • Texas Instruments develops the first hand-held calculator

    Texas Instruments develops the first hand-held calculator
  • Plato computer is created

    Plato computer is created
  • Illinois Math and Science created

    Illinois Math and Science created
  • CD-Rom players for computers

    CD-Rom players for computers
  • Texas Instruments creates the popularTI-81 Graphing Calculator

    Texas Instruments creates the popularTI-81 Graphing Calculator
  • The Technology-Related Assistance Act for Individuals with Disabilities passed

    The Technology-Related Assistance Act for Individuals with Disabilities passed
  • Mosaic, the first graphical browser for the World Wide Web, is developed at the University of Illinois

    Mosaic, the first graphical browser for the World Wide Web, is developed at the University of Illinois
  • State Plan for Information Technology in K-12 is created

    State Plan for Information Technology in K-12 is created
  • The first Technology and Life Skills mini-summer camps were held for 1 week

    The first Technology and Life Skills mini-summer camps were held for 1 week
  • CI 335 classes at University of Illinois create the educational Technology timeline

    CI 335 classes at University of Illinois create the educational Technology timeline
  • Interactive Whiteboard created

    Interactive Whiteboard created
  • State Plan for Information Technology in K-12 2002-2007 is adopted

    State Plan for Information Technology in K-12 2002-2007 is adopted
  • Apple releases iMac in teal with a built-in microphone

    Apple releases iMac in teal with a built-in microphone
  • iClicker created

    iClicker created
  • XO Laptop: One laptop per child

    XO Laptop: One laptop per child
  • Survey of 4th and 5th grade families and their home technological resources.

    Survey of 4th and 5th grade families and their home technological resources.
  • Administrative and tech/teacher team meet to review plan and collect necessary data. Stakeholders provide input as necessary.

    Administrative and tech/teacher team meet to review plan and collect necessary data.  Stakeholders provide input as necessary.
  • Technology Directory finalizes initial plans to implement more streamlined usage of services and make the website more of a portal for pertinent information.

    Technology Directory finalizes initial plans to implement more streamlined usage of services and make the website more of a portal for pertinent information.
  • District Tech Plan Chair works with School Improvement Plan member for data trends and data accumulation.

    District Tech Plan Chair works with School Improvement Plan member for data trends and data accumulation.
  • Tech Plan Stakeholders meet with teachers, parents, and community members to formulate an action plan for the Technology Plan.

    Tech Plan Stakeholders meet with teachers, parents, and community members to formulate an action plan for the Technology Plan.
  • District 228 Technology plan adopted

    District 228 Technology plan adopted
  • Geneseo High School creates the Radio Club leading to student created and produced morning talk shows

    Geneseo High School creates the Radio Club leading to student created and produced morning talk shows
  • The Illinois Virtual School is created

    The Illinois Virtual School is created
  • Ipad created

    Ipad created
  • District 228 wins 3rd place in a national survey of the use of digital technology

    District 228 wins 3rd place in a national survey of the use of digital technology
  • District 228 purchases 1000 iPads

    District 228 purchases 1000 iPads
  • Student created and produced sports show: Green Zone Created

    Student created and produced sports show: Green Zone Created
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