Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites
The internet catalogue
for students, teachers, administrators & parents.
Over 20,000 relevant links personally selected by an
educator/author with over 30 years of experience.
History of the Internet
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
One way we used the Internet in the
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.”