The Timeline of Educational Technology in Schools Infographic shows how educational technology has evolved in schools over the past 114 years.
I look at this timeline and I realise that our advances in Educational Technology were done at a really slow pace compared to the US. When you consider that smartboards were introduced in the US way back in 1991 and we have just adopted them in the last few years, there’s a lot to think about. In 2012 there were 1.5 million iPads being used in schools – we’re starting to get there. I am not really saying that iPads will solve all the problems – what I’m saying is that while in the US teachers, students and parents have been used to the culture of technology in schools since the 1980’s, here in Malta, all those involved in schools have just started testing the waters. It will take time.
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