To prepare our students for what life will be like, we must look forward and change our ways. Students in Kindergarten in 2011 will leave university in 2017. That means graduates now were in KG in 1995.
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business (1985)
Recorded by Plato (427-347BC) Socrates' dialogue with Phaedras Socrates argues that writing is a poor replacement for the spoken word. Writing was seen as inferior to speaking and Socrates never wrote down any of his thoughts. Plato wrote them down afterwards.
Power Macintosh 5200 LC Power Macintosh 5200 LC Release date April 3, 1995 Introductory price 1900–2300 Discontinued April 1, 1996 Operating system System 7.5-Mac OS 9.1 CPU PowerPC 603 @ 75 MHz Memory 8 MiB, expandable to 64 MiB (80 ns 72-pin SIMM) Introduced in April 1995, the original 5200s use a 75 MHz PowerPC 603 CPU. The Power Macintosh 5200 LC was only sold to the education market, while the Performa models were sold to consumers. In April 1996, they were replaced by the 5260-related models, but some Performa models remained available for a longer time.  Models * Power Macintosh 5200 LC: Sold only to the education market. Features a 500 MB hard drive. * Macintosh Performa 5200CD: The Power Macintosh 5200 LC with a 790 MB or 1 GB hard drive. * Macintosh Performa 5210CD: Identical to the Power Macintosh 5200 LC, sold only in Asia and Europe.
Wikipedia: The first consumer camera with a liquid crystal display on the back was the Casio QV-10 in 1995, and the first camera to use CompactFlash was the Kodak DC-25 in 1996. Camerapedia: he Casio QV-10 was an early digital camera. The QV-10 had a 250 kilopixel CCD, 1.8&quot; LCD and was powered by AA batteries. Its breakthrough low price point and the novel presence of an LCD made it a commercial success despite the very low resolution images it produced. Noische
Wikipedia: The result was the DVD specification, finalized for the DVD movie player and DVD-ROM computer applications in December 1995. The DVD Video format was first introduced by Toshiba in Japan in November 1996, in the United States in March 1997 (test marketed), in Europe in October 1998, and in Australia in February 1999.
July 1995 — The Amazon.com e-commerce Web site begins service. It was founded by Jeff Bezo a year earlier. Aug. 1995 — The Windows 95 operating system is released by Microsoft. This includes software for MSN and the Explorer Web browser. Sept. 1995 — The Navigator 2.0 Web browser is released by Netscape . Sept. 3, 1995 — The eBay online auction Web site is founded by Pierre Omidyar.
Netscape, the first browser, was introduced in late 1994, while Internet Explorer was introduced in August of 1995
Business week Feb 1996 Wired June 1997
Google founded 1998 Wikipedia founded 2001 Facebook founded 2004
Books will soon be obsolete in the schools…It is possible to teach every branch of human knowledge with the motion picture. Our school system will be completely changed in the next ten years.
School teachers , for example, will, in the long run, probably be made obsolete by television, ...as balladeers were made obsolete by the printing press. (cc) Mars Hill Church Seattle, flickr.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/46161602@N00/1429148753
“ [This device] appealed at once to the eye and to the ear, thus naturally forming the habit of attention , which is so difficult to form by the study of books …. Whenever a pupil does not fully understand, [it] will have the opportunity … of enlarging and making intelligible .” Unattributed quote, retrieved from Doug Johnson's blog http://www.doug-johnson.com/dougwri/teachers-computers-and-the-classroom.html
So, in this paper what I'm thinking is that I can really do much better with a lot of adjectives and stuff because I think that adjectives are really cool and they make your writing much more better because they make the words and stuff sound cooler and then they make your writing sound like really cool...