September 14, 2011
Celebrating an Old Invention “Key” to Today’s Devices
This month, we celebrate an invention that, thanks to the many enhancements made to it, is nearly obsolete in today’s technologically-advanced world! Yes, September 1873 marks the first time a practical typewriter was commercially sold. The “Sholes & Glidden Type Writer” was not widely successful, but it did pave the way for a worldwide industry …Read more
August 5, 2011
Inspire your Inner-Inventor with a Few Blasts from the Past!
Recent studies indicate that educators are finding more and more ways to infuse innovation and creativity into the classroom. Inspired by their example, today’s lesson is out with the NEW and in with the OLD! That’s right, boys and girls, turn off your Smartphones, iPads and game consoles. Today, we pay homage to some old-school …Read more