By: Natalie Cavazos
The printing press came from
Europe by Gutenberg.
The idea came from the screw-type wine press of
He is also accredited for printing the worlds first book. The 42 lined (per page)
Was named by Abraham
It is used in pencils, they called them lead pencils yet there is no lead in them.
It is considered the highest grade of coal, though it is not used as fuel because it is hard to ignite.
The inventor was an English mathematician William
The Circular ruler was invented first and the straight slide ruler was later invented.
They were used until the first hand held calculator was invented.
Christopher Sholes creates a machine to print the alphabet.
He was a newspaper editor and printer in Milwaukee.
His first draft was two rows of the letters alphabetically placed.
Guglielmo Marconi sent the first radio signal in Italy.
In 1899 he sent one across the English Channel.
Two years later the letter ‘S’ was sent from England to
New Foundland. This was the first successful
An American philosopher and educational reformer.
Was a major voice of progressive education
Wrote Democracy and
Focus was on developmental psychology
Proposed a theory of the development of higher cognitive functions for children
A Swiss developmental
Psychologist, focused primarily on children’s education
Placed great importance on the Education of Children
Director of the
International Bureau of
Dr. August Dvorak and brother-in-law Dr. William
They have been called a variation of names, the
Simplified keyboard, or the
American Simplified keyboard.
Dvorak proponents claim this layout uses less finger movement, increases typing rate, and reduces errors.
A Harvard Professor of
Invented the Skinner Box,
Also known as the operant conditioning chamber
Invented the teaching machine
An educational Psychologist
Known for his Conditions of
Gagne was involved in applying concepts of instructional theory to the design of computer based training and multi-media based learning
Developed at the University of Illinois at Urbana
One of the primary developers was Donald
The rights to Plato are now owned by Plato Learning.
Digital library of education research and information.
Sponsored by the U.S.
Department of Education
The collection included
Journal articles, books, research synthesis, and conference papers.
Technical reports, dissertations, policy papers, and other educationrelated materials.
Invented the memory model and the modal model
Modal model was presented in 1968
Richard Atkinson and
A psychologist who made contributions to human cognitive psychology and cognitive learning theory
Received a B.A from Duke
University and a Ph. D from
Published the Process of
It is a multi media authoring tool that allows people to communicate ideas on diskette, CD-ROM, or internet.
Was founded by a classroom teacher in 1978 and developed by Robert
A software that helps emphasize technology as a personal creative tool.
A professor of cognition and education at Harvard
He is best known for his theory of Multiple
Published Frames of Mind:
The theory of multiple intelligences in 1983
Tim Berners-Lee wrote a proposal of a data base and software project.
In 1990 he wrote a more formal proposal to build a hypertext project called
World Wide Web.
A NeXT computer was used by Berners-Lee as the worlds first web server. As well as write the first Web
A popular traditional
Chinese Microsoft Windows add on.
It supported Chinese,
Japanese, and Korean input.
Microsoft later provided language support in updates for their internet explorer.
Provide teachers with programs to keep students on task while online.
Introduces units, concludes unit, and provides a cumulative activitiy at the end of the unit.
For classrooms all over the world.
Puts all information from undergraduate and graduate courses online.
Partly free and available to anyone, anywhere.
As of November 2011 they had 2080 courses online.
The laptop computer mixes with the students notebook and textbook.
Books are published in Dual
Format, which includes a
CD-ROM in the back.
First wide spread use of electronic textbooks.
The internet is accessed and entirely through wireless, hand held, and pocket computers.
Email is replaced by video letter system.
Helps the museum community in acquiring and strengthening its understandings in museology.
it helps serve the educational and informational needs of the field.