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FROM PENCIL PADS TO LPADS THE EVOLUTION OF CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY South Korea recently announced that it will replace all textbooks with e-books by the year 2015. My, haw times have changed! Here's a look back at haw far we've come with educational techrology, starting with chalkboards. 180- The wall chalkboard is introduced. Prior to this, each student used an individual slate board. 1801-1920s: When Writing Reigned hello. 190- Parcils are mass producad and widely available. By the and of the 19th century, more than 240 000 percils are used each day in the US. 1925- Radios appear in New York classrooms and several 1920s-1960s: A.V. Enhancements major cities establish radio instruction on various subjects 1945- The first overhead projectors are used to train World War Il soldiers. By the late 5Os. overhead projectors are used widely in schools: sales remain high until the late gos. 1950- The language lab is created. Schools across the country install rooms full of cubicles where students don headsets and listen to audio tapes to loarn foreign languages 1954- Educational television is introduced. By the early 60s, over 50 channels air How to be educational programming. Companies produce short, instructional films for teeenagers on social Well-Groomed topics. 1980s: Bits & Bytes 1962- Kodak introduces the carousel slide projector, In addition to entertaining family guests, slide projectors are used widely in classrooms for the next few decades 1981- IBM introduces the first personal computer. 1984- There is 1 computer for every 92 students. By 2008, there is 1 computer for every 8 students. 1985- Sony and Philips develop the standard CD-ROM. It is used to distribute computer software and multimedia applications that are used textbooks. the classroom to supplement 1993- National Science Foundation lifts the ban on the Internet for commercial purposes and by 1994, 35% ofAmerican public schools have Internet access. 1990s The Dawn of DotComs 2002- 99% of American 99% public schools have Internet access. 80 % of these schools begin training teachers on how to integrate technology into their classrooms. 35% 2006- The Khan Academy is founded. You Tube As the world's first 2002 1994 Public Schools with Internet Access. YouTube-based university, this free online resource offers over 2,300 1996- The first fully online university is launched, making distance learning available to the masses. By 2006, more than 96% of the largest educational institutions have some online offerings video tutorials and 96% logs more than 53 million visits. 2010- More than 80% of college professors are using social media as a teaching tool. 2000s: Mobile-Social Revolution 2011- 73% of students claim they would not be able to study without digital devices such as laptops, smartphones, tablets and e-readers. otttttt1+1 Sources: "The Leaming Machines The New York Times 2010 The Point O t AIL Discovery Channei Magzine, 200n Overbead projector CREATED BY Wipedia 2011 Wakefield Resanch and CourseSmart, 2011 The Oan Academy. 2011 The Sloan Consortum, Foundation, 201 free On Line Dictionary of Computing 2010 METROS 1974 Mutimeda Evaluation Report 2008 National W Sciene For every chapter of your education

Educational technology

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We are living in a digital age. The Internet and mobile devices have altered the education landscape to the extent that teens are even including text slang—OMG!—in their school work. Educational t...


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