January 4, 2011

Technology in the classroom is not a new idea…

Posted by Dr. Laura Guertin

I have enjoyed the discussions on “new” technology, and then the reflections back to what was done in the past (and how our ideas aren’t so new sometimes). Take Google Street View – it only came online a few years ago, but Rand McNally published a book of Photo-Auto Maps in 1907, with arrows hand drawn on the images. Yes, Street View was first invented in 1907!

The following video is a fun look at how teachers were instructed to use “new” technology (back in the day…)