Technology in the Classroom:
1930s- projectors and filmstrips
1950s- programmed and computer-based instruction
1950s-70s- educational television, VCR and VHS
2000s-streaming videos, handheld devices (smartphones and clickers), doc cameras, whiteboards, the Internet, distance learning.
Schools become instruments of national purpose and social change.
1958- NDEA, enhance "the security of the nation"-improved math, science, and foreign languages instruction. provided funds for teacher training, new equipment, and the establishment of centers for research and dissemination of new teaching methods.