Computer technology in Education

  • Radio is invented

  • Television invented

  • First computer used for instruction

  • Period: to

    Color TV invented

  • First computer used with school children

  • Period: to

    University time-sharing systems

  • Period: to

    Computer assisted instruction (CAI) movement emerges

  • Cell phone is invented

  • Period: to

    Mainframe and minicomputer applications dominate field

  • First microcomputers enter schools

  • Period: to

    CAI movement declines; computer literacy movement begins

  • Period: to

    Microcomputer applications spawn movements

  • Period: to

    Intergrated learning systems (ILSs) emege

  • First smart phone is invented

  • World Wide Web is born

  • Google is launched

  • TI-83 launched

  • International Society for Technology in Education creates standards

  • Period: to

    Internet use explodes

  • Facebook is launched

  • Teacher tube is launched

  • Period: to

    International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)