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Chapter 7 & History/Technology in Education

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  • 804 BCE

    One of First Schools on Record

    One of First Schools on Record
    Gymnasium Carolinum is one of the oldest schools in the world and is located in Germany.
  • 206 BCE

    China's Development of its Education System

    China's education system was created over 2 million years ago and is thought to be the oldest in the world. Many concepts, based on merits, are still used today.
  • Early US Education

    Early US Education
    Religiously based and considered a luxury; many were uneducated other than the privileged.
  • First Public School

    First Public School
    Named the Boston Latin School, it was used as a secondary/ college preparatory class for boys.
  • First Higher Education Institution Established

    First Higher Education Institution Established
    Harvard was founded as the first college in the US.
  • Oldest Catholic School for Girls Opens

    Oldest Catholic School for Girls Opens
    Ursuline Academy of New Orleans opens.
  • Indian Removal Act and the Education of Native Americans

    This law caused for the removal and relocation of many tribes along with the re-education and enculturation of Native American children with dominant American values. These schools continued through 1980.
  • The Chalkboard

    The Chalkboard
    One of the first forms of technology in the American classroom was a chalkboard. This caused a large impact and proved to be an invaluable tool.
  • First School for Deaf

    First School for Deaf
    The Connecticut Asylum for the Education of Deaf and Dumb Persons opened in America. Before this, people would be sent to Europe to learn.
  • Segregation of Latinos in Texas

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo stated that Mexican Americans would be classified as white. When Texas opted to segregate its Elementary aged students, Latinos fell through the cracks of the law, and were illegally segregated in Texas schools.
  • Movement for Women as Teachers

    Movement for Women as Teachers
    Women pushed for the ability to teach, where men had previously been the only people allowed and qualified to do so. This enabled women to earn and income and become more independent.
  • 1800's Education

    Up to 60 students at one time in one-room schoolhouses. More women were able to do this as a source of income and independence.
  • Common School Law in Texas

    English was the only language allowed in teaching students in Texas or they wouldn't receive funding. This caused a lot of trouble for Latinos in the area at that time.
  • Establishment of the Department of Education

  • First Female Law Student

    Lemma Barkaloo was the first woman to study law at the Law Department of Washington University in St. Louis.
  • First Women to Study Medicine

    Georgetown accepts these two ladies to study.
  • Spanish Public Schools

    Aoy Preparatory School in El Paso, Texas was a school where Spanish was spoken but American values were taught.
  • Plessy vs. Ferguson

    "Equal but separate accommodations for the white and colored races." Education was not equal for both parties and continued to be inferior for the minorities.
  • 1900's Teachers 75% Female

    However, men still dominated the administrative rolls. Teachers began to rebel for more rights.
  • Overhead Projector

    Overhead Projector
    1900's brought forth another new use of technology in the classroom. A teacher could make a large image on the wall for all the class to view and even show processes with the use a of a pen or marker.
  • First Female Program for Women in Nursing

    First Female Program for Women in Nursing
    The all-female School of Nursing at Georgetown beings to continually educate women with this program.
  • Bilingual Teachers

    A call for more bilingual teachers in areas where many students primarily speak Spanish began. Spanish-American Normal School at El Rito was founded in 1909 to train teachers to work in these areas.
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    Radios and Broadcast Learning

    Students could learn through on-air broadcasts of classes anywhere in a listening range.
  • Meriam Report

    This was written after investigations of Native Americans' lives and described the many problems of their residential schools. This lead to better overall education and facilities for Native Americans.
  • Mexican American Civil Rights

    League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) was founded to push for civil rights and educational rights.
  • Ballpoint Pen

    Ballpoint Pen
    Adding another medium for students with which to write.

    United Nations met after WWII to work together for the “intellectual and moral solidarity of mankind”. UNESCO stands for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and included 37 countries.
  • Women Welcome in all Fields of Study at First College

    Women are included and able to enroll in all undergrad programs at Georgetown. This included African American women, too.
  • Videotapes

    This enabled a new way of learning in the classroom, improved from the radio.
  • Brown vs. Board of Education

    Brown vs. Board of Education
    The Supreme Court ruled that segregation in schools violated the 14th Amendment.
  • Integration of Black Students

    Integration of Black Students
    The Little Rock Nine were the first black kids to integrate into a white school in the US. This Arkansas town was in an uproar as the kids walked into school and began the movement nationwide.
  • Photo Copier

    Photo Copier
    Enabling teachers to mass copy materials.
  • Protests for Latino Educational Equality

    1960s-1970s: Continued segregation and lack of language teachings caused for many Latino to protest for better education and civil rights in education. This led to government and private funding for reforms.
  • Educational Games

    Beginning in the 1970's with video games, educational games and now apps motivate kids to learn. Teachers may differentiate their instruction with the use of educational games. These games come in a variety of subjects and age level. They make it fun for kids to learn a lesson.
  • Word Processors

    Word Processors
    in the 70s-80s word processors became a popular part of a computer. Keyboard-text functions along with printing and editing is a huge way for students to compose their work for school, as opposed to pen/pencil and paper or typewriter of the past.
  • Title IX of the Educations Amendments Act of 1972

    This protects students from discrimination of ones sex in a public school and other things within the school like financial aid and sports.
  • Handheld Calculator

    Handheld Calculator
    Students now could quickly compute math computations in and out of the classroom.
  • Scantron System of Testing

    Scantron System of Testing
    Tests could be graded much more quickly and effectively with this new system.
  • Women's Educational Equity Act

    Women's Educational Equity Act
    This was passed to help gain equality for the education of women.
  • Spreadsheets in the Classroom

    Spreadsheets in the Classroom
    Spreadsheets make it easy to view and analyze data. Trends and graphs can be made from what is learned. The first electronic spreadsheet was made back in 1978, but has come a long way since its early development.
  • Microcomputers

    in the 1980s, microcomputers became a more common use of technology in the classroom as it became more affordable.
  • First Portable Computer

    First Portable Computer
    Weighing 24 lbs., and created by IBM. It was easy to see that the portable computer would take the education world by storm.
  • The First Search Engine

    The First Search Engine
    Although much different than those we use today, the first search engine was created in 1990. More commonly known engines, like Yahoo and Google (previously Backrub) were created in 1994 and 1996 respectively. These are used so commonly in research in classrooms since their creation.
  • World Wide Web

    This opened doors to new ways of research and learning through the internet.
  • New Ways to Collaborate Online

    In the 2000s, blogs, Wikis, test chat, video conference tools, just to name a few formats students can work together to complete a project with technology and outside of the classroom.
  • Cameras in Education

    Cameras in Education
    The first camera phone was invented in 2000, but was a far cry from what we use today. Students can quickly and effectively collect data with the camera on a number of devices, including, phone, tablet, computer and more. This can be used for more analyzing or data.
  • STEM Education Strategic Plan

    This plan was published in 2018 to strategize a way to educate Americans in STEM.
  • Global Education Coalition

    Because of COVID-19, UNESCO started this group to aid in education during this crisis.
  • Artificial Intelligence

    AI is expected to grow by 45% in 2021. Automated grading, tutoring and giving important feedback are just a few of the benefits received from AI technology.
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    Virtual Reality

    Creating a way for "experiential" learning and interactive lessons. It is expected to grow in use vastly in the coming years with many facets to its possibilities, from young children to medical students.