10 ed-tech tools of the 70s, 80s, and 90s

By Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor
May 10th, 2013

We don’t know about you, but sometimes the eSchool News editors are amazed to hear about the ed-tech students use to learn in schools these days: mobile gaming apps, 3D printing, and robots?  Many of the editors still remember the prestige of walking to the front of the class and writing on the chalkboard with colored chalk.

To celebrate technologies of the past, the editors of eSchool News have compiled a list of the education technologies we and our teachers used back in the day–you know, before the internet even existed.

Can you think of an ed-tech tool not on the list? What was your favorite classroom tool when you were in school?

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