Technology in Education

  • ABC computer

    ABC computer
    John V. Atanasoff and Clifford Berry developed the Atanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC) at Iowa State University
  • ENIAC

    ENIAC
    1ST functional computer developed the ENIAC. Inspired by the ABC
  • UNIVAC

    UNIVAC
    1ST mass produced computer. 46 machines were sold at more than $1 million each.
  • IBM

    IBM
    IBM sells first computer: IBM 701 EDPM Computer
  • COBOL

    COBOL
    COBOL business-oriented, high-level programming language created
  • EDUCATIONAL ACT

    EDUCATIONAL ACT
    Vocational Education Act passes with new money supporting the use of technology in schools
  • IBM again

    IBM again
    IBM is the first mainframe manufacturer to develop a PC
  • Microsoft

    Microsoft
    Microsoft corporation formally announced microsoft windows
  • Multimedia

    Multimedia
    1990 - Multimedia PCs are developed; schools are using videodiscs; object-oriented multimedia authoring tools are in wide use; Simulations, educational databases and other types of CAI programs are being delivered on CD-ROM disks, many with animati on and sound
  • INTERNET

    INTERNET
    The Internet and the world wide web began to catch on as businesses, schools, and individuals create web pages
  • 21st Century

    21st Century
    Welcome to the present! Technology in schools