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HISTORY OFEDUCATIONA     LTECHNOLOGY TIMELINE
40,000 BCPaintings and drawings are a new means of communication
389 BCThe founding of the Academy by Plato begins a new movement in education.
1453The printing of the Bile with moveable type by Gutenberg transforms society.
1635Founding of the first public school in the U.S. - Boston Latin School
1862QWERTY: Christopher Sholes develops a machine to print the alphabet.
1878Sales take off after the Remington No. 2 hits the shelf.
1901Marconi sends a radio signal across the Atlantic
1944Grace Hopper is responsible for the term “bug” for a computer fault.
1967Texas Instruments  develops the first  hand-held calculator.
1966The Educational Resources Information   Center (ERIC) is established as a      national information system.
1968Douglas Engelbart  introduces a  prototype of the  computer mouse,  the “x-y position  indicator for a  display system.”
1977Apple introduces the Apple II.
1981IBM home  computer is  introduced.MS DOS 2.0 is introduced.
1984Dell Computer is founded.
1985Microsoft Windows is introduced.America Online debuts.Nintendo debuts.
1986 & 1987MS DOS 3.2 is introduced.Mac SE is introduced.Windows 2.0 is introduced.
1998SmartBoards are introduced.
2005Discovery Education  Streaming brings  video to the  classroom.
2008iPods revolutionize  the way  education is  delivered.
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  1. 1. HISTORY OFEDUCATIONA LTECHNOLOGY TIMELINE
  2. 2. 40,000 BCPaintings and drawings are a new means of communication
  3. 3. 389 BCThe founding of the Academy by Plato begins a new movement in education.
  4. 4. 1453The printing of the Bile with moveable type by Gutenberg transforms society.
  5. 5. 1635Founding of the first public school in the U.S. - Boston Latin School
  6. 6. 1862QWERTY: Christopher Sholes develops a machine to print the alphabet.
  7. 7. 1878Sales take off after the Remington No. 2 hits the shelf.
  8. 8. 1901Marconi sends a radio signal across the Atlantic
  9. 9. 1944Grace Hopper is responsible for the term “bug” for a computer fault.
  10. 10. 1967Texas Instruments develops the first hand-held calculator.
  11. 11. 1966The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) is established as a national information system.
  12. 12. 1968Douglas Engelbart introduces a prototype of the computer mouse, the “x-y position indicator for a display system.”
  13. 13. 1977Apple introduces the Apple II.
  14. 14. 1981IBM home computer is introduced.MS DOS 2.0 is introduced.
  15. 15. 1984Dell Computer is founded.
  16. 16. 1985Microsoft Windows is introduced.America Online debuts.Nintendo debuts.
  17. 17. 1986 & 1987MS DOS 3.2 is introduced.Mac SE is introduced.Windows 2.0 is introduced.
  18. 18. 1998SmartBoards are introduced.
  19. 19. 2005Discovery Education Streaming brings video to the classroom.
  20. 20. 2008iPods revolutionize the way education is delivered.

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