Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites
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Internet

History of the Internet
Internet Timeline

History Of Computing: A Virtual Field Trip

Old Computers - rare, vintage and obsolete computers

Searching the Internet a Cybrary Man page


Technology in Schools

Computers first appeared in the school I taught at in the 1980's. We had computer a lab.  I was asked to teach a few classes when the regular teacher was not scheduled. 

After 20 years in the classroom I was asked to become the library teacher.  I created my website on April 11, 1999 which is now Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites.

My background with computers.

In 1967 I wrote a term paper for a Sociology course and I predicted teaching machines in the classroom.  My professor gave me a very hard time about that.  In 1968 I took a computer programming class (using punch cards!) I learned M.A.D. (Michigan Algorithmic Decoder). In the early 1980's I bought an Apple IIe computer and I was on the Internet. In those days there were message boards that I contributed to.  I first began using computers in the classroom in the late 1980's.

One way we used the Internet in the Library...(1998)


A math class was in my library doing a cooperative learning lesson on fractions and percentages using M & M packages. The students wanted to know why the packages were not uniform in quantity. Cybrary Man immediately had the students email M&M/Mars. That same day they got the following answer with the average mix of colors in percentages: “Because of the difference in the sizes of the individual candy, the number of pieces per package varies. However, the package should be the indicated weight.”