[Technology 1419] retrospective

Share: Share on LinkedIn! Print page! More options

Archived Content Disclaimer

This page contains archived content from a LINCS email discussion list that closed in 2012. This content is not updated as part of LINCS’ ongoing website maintenance, and hyperlinks may be broken.

Mariann Fedele MariannF at lacnyc.org
Thu Dec 20 15:51:35 EST 2007

Hello all,

It's a good time of the year to take stock and reflect. A recent CNN
article (link below) begins, "Like a first love or a first car, a first
computer can hold a special place in people's hearts. For millions of
kids who grew up in the 1980s, that first computer was the Commodore 64.
Twenty-five years later, that first brush with computer addiction is as
strong as ever."

For you, what was that first piece of hardware, software, or internet
application that captured your imagination and brought you in to the
technophile/techie fold?

When working with your students is there something that is sure to get
them hooked and motivated to explore using new technologies?

I was a Commodore 64 owner myself. It was mostly used for playing Pong,
but it was fun and was a gateway. How about you?


Mariann Fedele


NYC Regional Adult Education Network

Literacy Assistance Center

NIFL Technology and Literacy Discussion List
32 Broadway 10th Floor
New York, New York 10004
mariannf at lacnyc.org <mailto:mariannf at lacnyc.org>
www.lacnyc.org <http://www.lacnyc.org>

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://lincs.ed.gov/pipermail/technology/attachments/20071220/f6464507/attachment.html