How technology has changed our lives


By Nina Sprigge, published 22nd June 2017

Ideas for teaching at Key Stage 1 about Tim Berners-Lee, William Caxton and how technology has changed our lives

This article links teaching about Sir Tim Berners-Lee to Changes in Living Memory and Significant Individuals and makes comparisons between Caxton and the impact of earlier developments in communications technology.

It provides interesting topics for discussion about significance (pupils may be surprised by the idea that they are living through an exciting period of history at the moment). It even has the potential to inspire pupils’ ambitions to become the computer engineers and inventors of the future...

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