Time Toast Timeline By MaKenna Cummings

  • Sex Education Introduced

    Sex Education Introduced
    For the first time, a sex education course was started in a school in Chicago, Illinois. Sex education is still taught today in most of all schools. Source: (
  • School Attendance

    School Attendance
    Children were now being required to attend school in every single state of the United States. It is still required today that children have to attend school by a certain age. Source: (
  • Driving Education

    Driving Education
    The first drivers education course was started in a school in Pennsylvania. Source: (
  • School Lunch

    School Lunch
    School lunch programs were now started. This was approved by the United States Congress and the act was called the Lunch Act of 1946. Source: (
  • Performing Arts

    Performing Arts
    The first Performing Arts school was established in New York. This school would have music, dance, theater, and more performing arts. Source: (
  • Segregated Schools

    Segregated Schools
    There were some segregated schools in this time period. The Supreme Court decided this was now longer going to be allowed. Source: (
  • Teaching the Deaf

    Teaching the Deaf
    Teacher of the Deaf Act was passed. This act made it so teachers were required to teach students who were deaf. Source: (
  • Helping the Poor Learn

    Helping the Poor Learn
    An act was passed to help secondary and primary schools with their money problems in order to teach the poor children. Source: (
  • School Breakfast

    School Breakfast
    School breakfast was now introduced to schools for the first time. It became permanent in 1975. Source: (
  • Native Language

    Native Language
    The Bilingual Education Act was passed. This act made it so there would now be funds to begin teaching Native languages in schools. Source: (
  • Handicapped Children

    Handicapped Children
    The Education for All Handicapped Children Act was passed. This act made it so that all children no matter their disability would get free education just like the rest of the children. Source: (
  • Education Spending

    Education Spending
    The spending on education rises. It goes up to $151.5 billion, this is $8.3 billion more than it was in 1950. Source: (
  • Eddie Eagle Safe Program

    Eddie Eagle Safe Program
    The Eddie Eagle Safe program was first introduced. This program was made to help parents, teachers, and law enforcement with teaching children about different safety precautions they should learn about. This was for preK up to sixth graders. Source: (
  • Sexually Transimitted Diseases Education

    Sexually Transimitted Diseases Education
    The Education Act of 1986 made some changes to learning about STD's in schools. They were now suppose to teach students about HIV, AIDS, and other sexually transmitted diseases so that children would be aware and know these risks. Source: (
  • High School Enrollments

    High School Enrollments
    The children of the baby boomers begin to attend schools. This makes a record of children attending schools. There were 51.7 million children enrolled in schools. Source: (
  • School Shootings

    School Shootings
    There have been 74 school shootings from this time in 2014 to 18 months before that. That is one too many. Is there something teachers can do? Source: (
  • Transgender Sports Teams

    Transgender Sports Teams
    A school in Minnesota is now allowing students of transgender to join the sports team of what gender they believe they are. Source: (
  • Too Much Standardized Testing

    Too Much Standardized Testing
    President Obama believes there is too much standardized testing going on. So, he makes a new plan where this limits this testing to only 2 percent of class time. Source: (
  • Transgender Bathrooms

    Transgender Bathrooms
    The Federal Government makes it a rule to where students of transgender are allowed to use whatever bathroom they believe they are. Source: (
  • Protesting Gun Laws

    Protesting Gun Laws
    Many students "walk out" of their classrooms as a way to demand gun law changes. Source: (
  • Word Processors

    Word Processors
    Now, many students use word processors online to write papers. This makes it much easier for students to write and edit their papers because there is spell and grammar check built in to word processors. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 195)
  • Multimedia

    Some students struggle with the writing aspect of things. One thing that helps students is things like Powerpoints. Powerpoints help students by being able to use pictures. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 196)
  • Clickers

    Clickers are a form of tool that is used in class to answer questions the teacher will put on the board for all the students to see. When students respond the teacher is able to see what all of students answered for that specific question. From there, the teacher can decide if she/he needs to further explain the answer. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 197)
  • Mind Maps

    Mind Maps
    Mind maps is a visual representation of something. Certain sites like Inspiration help students learn things while giving them visuals. It also helps them to organize what they are thinking. This can also help students revise their writing and what not too. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 197)
  • Flat Stanley Digital

    Flat Stanley Digital
    Flat Stanley has been around for quite some time now. Students can send a digital Flat Stanley to people across the world to learn more about different places other than just where they currently live. This lets teachers be able to talk with their students about where their Flat Stanley went on a map. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 197)
  • Science Digital

    Science Digital
    Science is something that can be used with technology as well. For example with the internet students are able to look at the shy above them. With being able to do this they can do experiments and learn from them. This lets them be much more interactive than just reading some type of experiment. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 198)
  • Digital Images

    Digital Images
    Science is where you have to be able to observe a lot and use your resources. With images and video this takes science to the next level. This really allows students to be able to stop the video and think and be able to do many things without it happening in real life where you can not stop something or slow it down. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 199)
  • Analysis Tools

    Analysis Tools
    In science students will be able to collect data and then put in order on something do they can analyze. Things life Excel help to do this tremendously. Excel can organize a spread sheet and even create a graph. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 200)
  • Social Studies Internet Access

    Social Studies Internet Access
    With the current internet it takes teaching things that are happening currently to the next level. For example if a teacher was teaching about something that was happening that day the textbook would not have that information. The teacher would be able to go to the internet to find what they wanted to teach the class. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 201)
  • WebQuest

    WebQuest is something that is very useful to teachers and their students. This is a learning activity that allows students to be able to search information where they know the information is reliable. This saves time in the long run. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 201)
  • Simulations

    A simulation is a way for students to learn when something may be too dangerous or impossible for them to do in real life. Simulations are a way to have students experience situations while still being able to learn them through simulations. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 202)
  • Tutorials for Learning

    Tutorials for Learning
    Tutorials can help students learn different things they may not be able to figure out how to do. Students could watch a video on how to do a math problem so they could figure out how to do it the right way. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 203)
  • Calculators

    When a student has already figured out how to do a problem they can then use a calculator to do the problem to speed up the process. This will help them be more accurate by still learning from the beginning. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 204)
  • Technology for Special Needs Students

    Technology for Special Needs Students
    For special needs students, technology can be used to help them be able to learn better. The information can be shown in the way they would learn best. Computers for example help them to participate in things they would not normally be able to participate in. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 206)
  • Computer Labs

    Computer Labs
    Computer labs allow for students to be able to use computers at the same time. All the students can do research and stuff at the same time for whatever they may be working on. Source: (Those Who Can, Teach, p. 211)