A Bit of Technology History: The Mac

Snagfilms is a great resource for video, documentaries, and films. Here is one that long-time mac users might enjoy. I started using a Mac in 1985, and last month a new i-Mac with a very big screen arrived on my desk. The difference in screen size between my first Mac and the new one that […]

A Bit of Technology History: The Mac

Snagfilms is a great resource for video, documentaries, and films. Here is one that long-time mac users might enjoy. I started using a Mac in 1985, and last month a new i-Mac with a very big screen arrived on my desk. The difference in screen size between my first Mac and the new one that […]

First Experiences Using the Internet in Science Teaching

I had two real first experiences using the Internet. Here’s the first: I had purchased my first personal computer in 1980. It was an Apple II, which was invented by Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Computer. In his book, iWoz, Wozniak describes his unbelievable creativity in firstly inventing the Apple I, and followed soon […]

Using the Web to Transform Learning Possibilities

Fifteen years ago, a team of educators from Georgia took 6 Macintosh SE 20 computers, modems, and printers to the then Soviet Union, and then proceeded to install one computer, modem and printer in five different schools we were collaborating with (2 in Moscow and 3 in St. Petersburg). We connected each computer to a […]