Wave

Wave Theory Time Line

By Lori D
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    The Agricultural Age

    People are tied to the land as their multigenerational family was dependant on the land because that is where the income came from. Limited mobility. Children schooled at home in one room school house.
  • The Agricultural Age

    The Agricultural Age
    People are tied to the land as their multigenerational family was dependant on the land because that is where the income came from. Limited mobility. Children schooled at home in one room school house.
  • The Industrial Age

    The Industrial Age
    Families separated to work in factories in town and factories, Nuclear families now is in existence. Information and knowledge is important. Telephones, airplanes , trains, automobiles, trucks, railroads, highway networks change the lives of people. Schools cared for kids while parents worked. Children are grouped by age, and grades. Visual resources ,books, television, videos, etc. are used in schools.
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    The Industrial Age

    Families separated to work in factories in town and factories, Nuclear families now is in existence. Information and knowledge is important. Telephones, airplanes , trains, automobiles, trucks, railroads, highway networks change the lives of people. Schools cared for kids while parents worked. Children are grouped by age, and grades. Visual resources ,books, television, videos, etc. are used in schools.
  • experimental elementary school

    experimental elementary school
    DeweyDewey Sets up experimental elementary school
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    The Information Age

    Single parent families , childless families, two paycheck families became the norm. Different levels of skills in the workplace. Everyone works together since people are skilled in different areas. Flexible work hours. Along came aditional technology, cell phone, computer to computer communication, email. Education changed to children to digital kids. Computer introduced to schools and children.
  • First Battery

    First Battery
    Battery Thomas Edison creates the first battery.
  • polygraph machine

    polygraph machine
    Polygraph Lie detector, or polygraph machine, was invented by James Mackenzie
  • First Movie

    First Movie
    First Movie The first projection film with a plot is played when the 10 minute movie "The Great Train Robbery" is released.
  • First Flight

    First Flight
    First Flight The Wright brothers completed their first flight
  • Montessori

    Montessori
    Montessori Montessori began teaching students through self exploration and discovery.
  • Assembly Line

    Assembly Line
    Assembly Line Henry Ford's invention of the assembly line changes the world.
  • AT&T

    AT&T
    At & T AT&T takes control of Western Union Telegraph Company.
  • IQ Testing

    IQ Testing
    IQ Testing Louis M. Terman and his team of Stanford University graduate students complete an American version of the Binet-Simon Scale. The Stanford Revision of the Binet-Simon Scale becomes a widely-used individual intelligence test, and along with it, the concept of the intelligence quotient (or IQ) is born.
  • Enigma

    Enigma
    Enigma Enigma machine created to encode messages at the end of WW1
  • Progressive Education

    Progressive Education
    Progressive Education John Dewey's Democracy and Education. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education is published.
  • IBM

    IBM
    IBM The Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company enters the Canadian market under the name of International Business Machines Co., Limited.
  • Radio Circuit

    Radio Circuit
    Radio Circuit Edwin Armstrong invented the superheterodyne radio circuit that is inside of every TV and radio currently used.
  • Insulin

    Insulin
    Insulin Insulin invented by Sir Frederick Grant Banting.
  • Council for Exceptional Children

    Council for Exceptional Children
    Council for Exceptional Children The International Council for Exceptional Children is founded at Columbia University Teachers College.
  • TV

    TV
    TV First successful test of a television broadcast using a Naval Station to broadcast.
  • Scanner

    Scanner
    Scanner Robert S. Ledley invented the first scanner. It was used to create x-ray scans for medical research.
  • Rockets

    Rockets
    Rockets Robert H. Goddard invented liquid fueled rockets.
  • SAT Tests

    SAT Tests
    SAT Test The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is first administered.
  • Razors

    Razors
    Razors Jacob Schick patented the electric shaver.
  • Pennicillin

    Pennicillin
    Pennicillin Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin
  • Quartz Clock

    Quartz Clock
    Quartz Clock First quartz clok invented
  • Frozen Food

    Frozen Food
    Frozen Food The frozen food process is patented by Clarence Birdseye.
  • DIck and Jane Books

    DIck and Jane Books
    Dick and Jane Books Dick and Jane books first published.
  • Nylons

    Nylons
    Nylons Wallace Carothers and DuPont Labs invents nylon.
  • Lung Machine

    Lung Machine
    Lung Machine Dr. John H. Gibbon, Jr., used first successful application of the heart-lung machine for extracorporeal circulation in an animal (cat).
  • Blood Bank

    Blood Bank
    [Blood Bank](Bank http://perfline.com/textbook/local/mvinas_chronol.htm ) Bernard Fantus starts the first blood bank at Cook County Hospital in Chicago using a 2% solution of sodium citrate. Refrigerated blood lasted ten days.
  • Tv Debut

    Tv Debut
    Tv Debut First TV debuts at World's Fair
  • School Transportation

    School Transportation
    Transportation Frank W. Cyr, a professor at Columbia University's Teachers College, organizes a national conference on student transportation. It results in the adoption of standards for the nation's school buses, including the shade of yellow.
  • Emergency Radios

    Emergency Radios
    [Emergency Radio](The first mobile phone technology becomes available with police and emergency radios.) The first mobile phone technology becomes available with police and emergency radios.
  • Harvard Mark I

    Harvard Mark I
    Harvard mark I The first electrical computer is introduced. Howard Aiken and IBM developed the first fully automatic 'electro-mechanical' machine capable of not only addition, but other functions such as multiplication, and trig functions as well. The machine was known as the "Harvard Mark I".
  • Kidney Dialysis Machine

    Kidney Dialysis Machine
    Kidney Dialysis Machine The kidney dialysis machine invented by Willem Kolff.
  • Atomic Bomb

    Atomic Bomb
    Atomic Bomb The first Atomic Bomb is exploded on Hiroshima Japan.
  • Educating Mexican Descendants

    Educating Mexican Descendants
    Segregation In the landmark court case of Mendez vs. Westminster and the California Board of Education, the U. S. District Court in Los Angeles rules that educating children of Mexican desendants in separate facilities is unconstitutional, thus prohibiting segregation in California schools.
  • Dale's Cone Method

    Dale's Cone Method
    Dale's Cone Methods Edgar Dale explaines his Cone of Experience that visually shows teaching methods and materials
  • Velcro

    Velcro
    Velcro Velcro invented by George de Mestral.
  • Cable TV

    Cable TV
    cable TV Cable TV is invented. CATV (Community Antenna Television) is developed in the mountains of Pennsylvania.
  • 3rd Wave Information Age

    3rd Wave Information Age
    Single parent families , childless families, two paycheck families became the norm. Different levels of skills in the workplace. Everyone works together since people are skilled in different areas. Flexible work hours. Along came aditional technology, cell phone, computer to computer communication, email. Education changed to children to digital kids. Computer introduced to schools and children.
  • Video Tapes

    Video Tapes
    Video Tapes First video tape is recorded at Bing Crosby studios in California.
  • Bar Codes

    Bar Codes
    Bar Codes The first patent for bar code issued to inventors Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver.
  • Skinner

    Skinner
    Skinner B.R. Skinner's Science and Human Behavior is published. His form of behaviorism (operant conditioning), that emphasizes changes in behavior due to reinforcement, becomes widely accepted and influences many aspects of American education.
  • Birth Control

    Birth Control
    Birth Control Oral contraceptives are invented.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks Rosa Parks, a Montgomery, Alabama seamstress, refuses to give up her seat on the bus a Caucasian passenger and is arrested and fined. The Montgomery bus boycott follows, giving impetus to the Civil Rights Movement. A year later, in the case of Browder v. Gale, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that segregated seating on buses is unconstitutional.
  • IBM Printer

    IBM Printer
    Printer IBM debuts the first computer 'printer'. A dot-matrix printer.
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik
    Sputnik The USSR launched its first space ship called Sputnik.
  • NASA

    NASA
    NASA NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) is founded.
  • Integrated Circuit

    Integrated Circuit
    Integrated Circuit Jack St. Clair Kilby of Texas Instruments invented the first integrated circuit or chip.
  • ACT

    ACT
    ACT The ACT Test is administered.
  • Pacemaker

    Pacemaker
    Pacemaker The internal pacemaker was invented by Wilson Greatbatch.
  • Space Travel

    Space Travel
    Space Travel Alan B. Shepard Jr. became the first American to fly into space.
  • Color TV

    Color TV
    Color TV Color Television is available. In the fall of 1964, NBC was broadcasting the majority of its programs in color.
  • Learning Disabilities

    Learning Disabilities
    Learning Disabilities Samuel A. Kirk uses the term "learning disability" at a Chicago conference on children with perceptual disorders. The term sticks, and in 1964, the Association for Children with Learning Disabilities, now the Learning Disabilities Association of America, is formed. Today, nearly one-half of all students in the U.S. who receive special education have been identified as having learning disabilitie
  • Contact Lens

    Contact Lens
    Contact Lenses Contact lenses are invented.
  • Lung

    Lung
    Lung Raskkind developed a low volume disposable pumpless bubble oxygenator for use as a substitute lung on children with cystic fibrosis, RDS, and CHD.
  • First Video Game

    First Video Game
    First Video Game First Video game was invented by Ralph Baer.
  • Internet

    Internet
    Internet The DoD (Department of Defense) developed ARPANET. They used this technology to allow some computers in different sections of the military and government that work on different systems to share information with one another. This is the first network. By the end of 1969, four host computers were connected together into the initial ARPANET. These computers were at UCLA, Stanford, U of California, U of Utah.
  • Open Classroom

    Open Classroom
    Open Classroom Herbert R. Kohl's book, The Open Classroom, helps to promote open education, an approach emphasizing student-centered classrooms and active, holistic learning. The conservative back-to-the-basics movement of the 1970s begins at least partially as a backlash against open education.
  • Walk on the Moon

    Walk on the Moon
    Walk on the moon Astronaut Neil Armstrong walks on the moon for the first time.
  • Piaget Publishes Science of Technology

    Piaget Publishes Science of Technology
    Piaget Jean Piaget's book, The Science of Education, is published. His Learning Cycle model helps to popularize discovery-based teaching approaches, especially in the sciences.
  • 504 Plans

    504 Plans
    504 Plans The Rehabilitation Act becomes law. Section 504 of this act guarantees civil rights for people with disabilities in the context of federally funded institutions and requires accommodations in schools including participation in programs and activities as well as access to buildings. Today, "504 Plans" are used to provide accommodations for students with disabilities who do not qualify for special education.
  • Floppy Discs and Hard Discs

    Floppy Discs and Hard Discs
    Floppy and Hard Discs IBM created the 8" floppy drive, and the first permanent storage with its first "Hard Drive."
  • CAT Scan

    CAT Scan
    CAT Scan Invention of computerized axial tomography, the "CAT-scanner."
  • Apple Computer

    Apple Computer
    Apple Computer Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniack incorporate the Apple computer company.
  • Microsoft

    Microsoft
    Microsoft The tradename "Microsoft" is registered, and in December Bill Gates drops out of Harvard.
  • Cell Phone

    Cell Phone
    Cell Phone AT&T completes it prototype of cell phone technology.
  • Star Wars Movie

    Star Wars Movie
    Star Wars Movie The movie "Star Wars" is released with special effects, and film technology never before seen by the general public.
  • Artificial Heart

    Artificial Heart
    Artificial Heart The artificial heart Jarvik-7 invented by Robert K. Jarvik.
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine

    Hepatitis B Vaccine
    Vaccine The hepatitis-B vaccine invented.
  • Space Shuttle

    Space Shuttle
    Space Shuttle NASA launches the first space shuttle.
  • Nation at risk

    Nation at risk
    Nation at risk The report of the National Commission on Excellence in Education, A Nation at Risk, calls for sweeping reforms in public education and teacher training.
  • Personal Computer

    Personal Computer
    Personal Computer IBM releases the IBM XT which contains a new 8086 16-bit processor and the ability to add the 8087 math co-processor.
  • HIV

    HIV
    HIV HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is identified
  • Apple Advertising

    Apple Advertising
    Apple Advertising During the Superbowl, Apple displayed an ad that changed the world of the "computer wars". The ad, promoting the new "Macintosh" computer displayed many black and gray clone like people, dressed like IBM employees, going through life in a bored mindless way, and finishing up the commercial in vivid color of their new "Mac", and saying it was for "The rest of us."
  • CD Rom

    CD Rom
    CD Rom The first CD-ROM is developed by Phillips and Sony.
  • Hubble Space Telescope

    Hubble Space Telescope
    Hubble Space Telescope Hubble Space Telescope is launched into space.
  • World Wide Web (WWW)

    World Wide Web (WWW)
    World Wide Web The World-Wide Web (WWW) released by CERN; Tim Berners-Lee developer is seen as the father of the "WWW."
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine

    Hepatitis A Vaccine
    Hepatitis A Vaccine First vaccine invented for hepatitis A.
  • Constructivitist Classroom

    Constructivitist Classroom
    Constructivist Classroom Jacqueline and Martin Brooks' In Search of Understanding: The Case for Constructivist Classrooms is published. It is one of many books and articles describing constructivism, a view that learning best occurs through active construction of knowledge rather than its passive reception. Constructivist learning theory, with roots such as the work of Dewey, Bruner, Piaget, and Vygotsky.
  • Whiteboards

    Whiteboards
    Whiteboards Whiteboards find their way into U.S. classrooms in increasing numbers and begin to replace the blackboard.
  • Cloning

    Cloning
    Cloning Dolly the sheep becomes the first clone
  • Apple and Microsoft

    Apple and Microsoft
    Apple and Microsoft With Apple in deep financial trouble, and Microsoft in court litigation with Apple over copyright laws, Microsoft agrees to purchase 100,000 'non-voting' shares of Apple stock for approximately $150 Million. This keeps Apple out of bankruptcy, and gets Microsoft out of a monopoly lawsuit.
  • DVD

    DVD
    DVD First DVD released
  • Intel and Pentium II Chip

    Intel and Pentium II Chip
    Intel Intel releases the Pentium II chip.
  • WiFi

    WiFi
    WiFiWiFi, short for Wireless Fidelity was invented. WiFi is a wireless networking technology that allows computers, some mobile phones, ipads, game consoles, and other devices to communicate over a wireless signal.
  • The Technic Age

    The Technic Age
    This is a time of lots of progress and change. The values have changed between life values and peculiarly values. The social aspect stayed the same but just with the use of higher technology. There are more choices in education of the children such as virtual, charter, and STEM schools that prepare children for the work force.
  • XBox

    XBox
    Xbox A new generation of video games are released when Microsoft enters the market with X-Box, Sony releases a long awaited Playstation II, and Nintendo releases the Game Cube.
  • Artificial Liver

    Artificial Liver
    Artificial Liver Artificial liver invented by Dr. Kenneth Matsumura and Alin Foundation.
  • NCLB

    NCLB
    NCLB The controversial No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is approved by Congress and signed into law by President George W. Bush. The law, which reauthorizes the ESEA of 1965, holds schools accountable for student achievement levels and provides penalties for schools that do not make adequate yearly progress toward meeting the goals of NCLB.
  • iPod

    iPod
    ipod Apple Computers publicly announced their portable music digital player the iPod,
  • 911

    911
    [911](www.whitehouse.gov/the-press.../remarks-president-osama-bin-laden) Terrorists from Al Queda, 9/11, nearly 3,000 persons die. The US attacks the Taliban and the Al Qaeda network in Afghanistan, and a war on terrorism is declared.
  • SARS

    SARS
    SARS SARS-The first case of an atypical pneumonia is reported in the Guangdong province in southern China.
  • You Tube

    You Tube
    You Tube YouTube - the online video sharing and viewing community - was invented in 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim.
  • Human Papillomavirus

    Human Papillomavirus
    Human Papillomavirus Vaccine First vaccine for human papillomavirus
  • Obama

    Obama
    Obama Barrack Obama, first African American to be elected president of the United States.
  • ipad

    ipad
    ipad Apple invents the ipad
  • Blackberry

    Blackberry
    Blackberry The first Blackberry cell phone was invented
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    The Technic Age

    This is a time of lots of progress and change. The values have changed between life values and peculiarly values. The social aspect stayed the same but just with the use of higher technology. There are more choices in education of the children such as virtual, charter, and STEM schools that prepare children for the work force.
  • Flexability on No Child Left Behind Act

    Flexability on No Child Left Behind Act
    Flexibility on no child Left Behind Act President Barack Obama calls for requiring students to stay in school until they graduate from high school or reach age 18
  • Stay in school until age 18

    Stay in school until age 18
    Stay in school until age 18President Barack Obama calls for requiring students to stay in school until they graduate from high school or reach age 18