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Major Events in History that have Changed the Way We Learn




c. 1440--Johann Gutenberg's Printing Press
Gutenberg and his Printing Press-photo credit: markoneillonline on flickr
Gutenberg and his Printing Press-photo credit: markoneillonline on flickr















mid-1700's--Diderot's encyclopedie creates a format for presenting knowledge.
Encyclopedie--Photo Credit: vlasta2
Encyclopedie--Photo Credit: vlasta2

















c. 1800--Origins of computing with the Babbage difference engine, Jacquard's loom, and Boole's calculus lay the foundation for modern computing.
The Babbage difference engine--Photo credit: Zubin Madon
The Babbage difference engine--Photo credit: Zubin Madon

















1969--Birth of the internet

Graph of the internet--Photo Credit: Mike Lee
Graph of the internet--Photo Credit: Mike Lee















August-December 2010--Zappala and Burton teach Digital Civilization Class

c. 2015--1 laptop per child Mission successful