Techonolgy in education

The History of Education & Technology - Chapter 7 Timeline - Intro to Education - EDUC-1110-AC12W

  • First Latin Grammar School

    The first Latin Grammar School, which was called the Boston Grammar school was established. These schools were designed for sons of certain social classes who are destined for leadership positions in church, state, or the court (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • First Printing Press

    The first printing press was set up at Harvard College (American Educational History Timeline 2019).
  • New England Primer

    The first New England Primer was printed in Boston. It becomes a very popular and used textbook (American Educational History Timeline 2019).
  • Establishing Public Education

    Thomas Jefferson authors Bill 79: "A Bill for the More General Diffusion of Knowledge," which provides "a comprehensive plan for public education (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • First Deaf School

    The Connecticut Asylum at Hartford for the Instruction of Deaf and Dumb Persons opens and it becomes the first deaf school (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • First Woman to go to College

    Catherine Brewer becomes the first woman to earn a bachelor's degree, graduating from Wesleyan College (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • Teachers' Union

    The Teachers' Union was established, setting up the rights of a teacher and fighting for teachers when necessary (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • Technological Devices Were Introduced

    Technological devices were first introduced in the 1900s and nowadays technology in the classroom is very common (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 187).
  • SAT

    The first SAT ( Scholastic Aptitude Test) was given (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • Brown vs. Board of Education

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren delivered the unanimous ruling in the landmark civil rights case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. State-sanctioned segregation of public schools was a violation of the 14th amendment and was therefore unconstitutional (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • ACT

    The first ACT was administered (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • TV in the Classroom

    Televsions were in invited in the 1930s, but it was not until about 1960 when the TV became popular in the classroom. This allowed educators to make use out of broadcasting shows and educational videos (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 187).
  • Civil Rights Act

    The Civil Rights Act becomes law. It prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion or national origin (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • Filmstrip Projector

    Around the 1970s the filmstrip projector emerged. This projected still pictures that allowed educators to display various photos to their students (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 186).
  • The Calculator

    In the 70s the handheld calculator made life a lot easier and less stressful more numerous students (A History of Technology in Education & The Classroom, 2017).
  • Microcomputers

    Microcomputers were introduced to the classroom. Microcomputers were used to drill students on basic skills (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 187).
  • Nation at Risk

    The "Nation at Risk" report required students from across the country to become familiar with technology use (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 190).
  • Sildeshows

    Slideshows have been around for a while, but it wasn't until the 80s when powerpoint was established until a modernized version of slideshows came out and people started using it (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 187).
  • Websites

    Websites have been very useful in the classroom. Some teachers used to make their own class websites so students could find out their assignments and important dates. Also many websites are used by teachers to assist students with learning such as Conjuguemos, PBS kids, Fun Brain, Scholastic, ect (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 194).
  • The Interactive Whiteboard

    The Interactive whiteboard is something that I have gotten used to for a while. When it was first introduced, the whiteboard consisted of a white screen, computer, and projector (A History of Technology in Education & The Classroom, 2017).
  • Google

    Google was invented by two guys in a garage in Menlo Park, California (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • Higher Education Act

    The Higher Education Act is again amended, which expanded access to higher education for low and middle income students by providing additional funds for graduate studies (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • Youtube

    Youtube is a great platform that contains many videos that can make a students life less stressful. Need help understand a book? Youtube. Need help with a math lesson? Youtube. Art? Spanish? Youtube can help! (A History of Technology in Education & The Classroom, 2017).
  • Email Use

    Email use in schools became popularized around 2006 and it still continues today (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 188).
  • Social Networking

    Around the time of email use, social networking became common. Social Networking is websites and such that interact with users (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 189).
  • Smartphones

    Smartphones in the classroom is a more recent development. Students basically have a tiny computer that they can carry around in their pocket. They can work on projects, take notes, access google classroom, check emails, and etc. (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 188).
  • Apps

    Apps are downloaded by a user on their cell phone. An app allows a user to click on a little box icon and it takes them to a website. Certain apps are helpful to students such as google, yahoo, kahoot, quizlet, and ect. to help them with their studies (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 188).
  • NTEP

    The National Education Technology Plan, NTEP for short, was published in order to create a revolutionary change (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 190).
  • Tablet Use

    Around 2011, tablet use became more common in schools. It was easier than carrying around a laptop, but tablets have similar qualities that laptops do (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 213).
  • No Child Left Behind

    Many states were granted waivers for the No Child Left Behind project (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).
  • Racial Disparities

    A census report showed that technology use varied between different races, which means that the education of people of different races was effected if they did not have proper access to technology (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 217).
  • Google Classroom

    For me, google classroom is a very helpful tool that has allowed me to keep track of all my assignment and upcoming dates. It also allows me to submit documents online. It has been very beneficial to me in high school (About Google Classroom, 2019).

    Technology Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (an exstention of PCK) is a framework for improving learning. It makes sense of content, pedagogy, and technology all intersecting when teaching. (Ryan, Cooper & Bolick, pg. 190).
  • Virtual Reality

    Virtual Reality is a really cool learning tool that I have gotten to use in my anatomy class. It allows students to study locations and objects in 3D in addition to exploring current events (A History of Technology in Education & The Classroom, 2017).
  • National Walkout Day

    On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, students protested gun violence by walking out of school or by taking a moment of silence to remember those that were affected by a school shooting tragedy (American Educational History Timeline, 2019).