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  • Integrated circuit invented

    Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments
  • Sesame Street launches

  • ISTE founded

    International Society for Technology in Education. Sets Tech standards
  • World Wide Web

  • E-Rate program set up for LAUSD

    Los Angeles School District sets up E-Rate for affordable access for eligible schools
  • Google

  • High Tech High in San Diego is granted a charter

  • iTunes launched

  • LAUSD Marquez Charter School begins 2:1 MacBook program

    Called Digital Edge Program
  • LAUSD Ivanhoe Elementary pilots 1:1 take-home laptop program

    First LAUSD non-charter school to pilot this program
  • Riverside School District becomes first in CA to adopt use of digital textbooks

  • California Eduational Technology Task Force Formed

    Created by California Superintendent Torkalson to collect data as a the forst step in updating Educational Technology Plan from 2005.
  • Education-only iMac available

  • LAUSD to become first district of it's size to pilot 1:1 tablet program