Computers in the Classroom

Computers and computer skills are now seen as a requirement, not a luxury. Getting students exposed early and providing a constructive atmosphere encouraging good computer skills will be a necessity to prepare them for 21st-century job market.

Explore the history of the Internet and computer. Then, move forward to the Internet and computer of today.  Discover the BYOD issues in the classroom. We have come a long way from Web 1.0 to Web 3.0. Technology changes daily.

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1 to 1 Portable Computer Labs for K-6 Schools

As schools look to implementing 1:1 computing for their students via shared laptop trolleys (or carts), it's good to consider what's required and how it can all be…  learn more

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A Brief History of Technology in Education

Think of this video as an introduction to where we've been with technology in the classroom and where we're headed...  learn more

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From Hotspots to School Bus Wi-Fi, Districts Seek Out Solutions to ‘Homework Gap'

While most schools in the U.S. boast broadband access these days, and plenty of assignments require the internet, when students head home, many can't get online to finish…  learn more

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How WiFi Works

With the advent of WiFi (wireless Internet), the days of stringing cables to every classroom and every desk to allow access to the Internet or school data servers…  learn more

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NetSupport School

Once you have computers in your school, how do you track them and the students that use them? NetSupport School is an example solution that works with a…  learn more

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The Unwired Classroom

The Unwired Classroom talks about the advantages of using wireless laptop PC's in the classroom and includes numerous images. An idea used in many schools is to store…  learn more

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BYOD For Students

This video from Bobbi Jean Gallagher covers her classroom's Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) rules in an entertaining manner. Issues that should be covered include connecting only to…  learn more

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BYOD in the 21st Century

Wondering what BYOD means or if your school is ready for it? In this 8-minute Pedagogical Quickie for teachers and administrators, Marc-André Lalande presents some of the many…  learn more

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History of The Internet

The internet is one of the most important tools in recent history, giving us access to countless amounts of information. Here's a 3 1/2 minute history of how…  learn more

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Internet and the world wide web are not the same thing

The world wide web is just one way to access information through the internet. While it does represent a considerable portion of the internet, and is unquestionably the…  learn more

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Internet Live Stats

How busy is the Internet? Way, way busy. Here's a site that show's you what's happened so far today in real time.  learn more

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Short History of the Internet

The Internet is a child of the Cold War. It started with a question, "How could the US authorities successfully communicate after a nuclear war?" Here's the story…  learn more

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How Bits and Bytes Work

HowStuffWorks includes a number of good articles on the workings of computers. How Bits and Bytes Work describes the basic element of computer technology -- 1's and 0's.  learn more

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How Search Works

Matt Cutts from Google explains how search engines work. Everything from spiders to quality ratings to the ads.  learn more

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Browse a replica of the the first website posted to the Internet. Use the line-mode browser simulator to see how the Web looked back when it was invented.…  learn more