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The evolution of IT in education

AT Business Direct, we talk a lot about how the modern classroom is a technology haven. This , in turn, has seen the demise of the more traditional ICT suite many of us remember from our own time at school.

As technology continues to evolve and adapt, educators like you have been more and more open to the possibilities new technology can bring to learning.  So while it’s true that teachers teach and students learn, that centuries-long constant is only half the story.

The ways that teachers and education have chosen to teach has been on quite a journey. Our education tech timeline aims to give you a snapshot of the educational tools used since the first public schoolhouse opened in 1635…

The evolution of technology in education
A timeline of the evolution of the technology used in education

Is there anything you think is missing from our tech timeline? Let us know what you think by commenting below.


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