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Toffler’s Three Waves Timeline. By Pamela D. Covington EDUC-7100-2. Strand 1. Toffler’s Three Waves. The First Wave: Agricultural Age 8000 B.C.-1750. Extended family Family business was agricultural. People traveled by foot or horses and used face to face communication.
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Toffler’s Three Waves Timeline By Pamela D. Covington EDUC-7100-2
Strand 1 Toffler’s Three Waves
The First Wave: Agricultural Age 8000 B.C.-1750 • Extended family • Family business was agricultural. • People traveled by foot or horses and used face to face communication. • Oral, limited books, multiage groups, and home schooling
The Second Wave: Industrial Age1750-1955 • Nuclear family • Top down bureaucracies; factories • People traveled by automobiles or planes and communication was face to face. • Books, videos, and filmstrips were used. • Children were grouped by ages and grades that they were in.
The Third Wave: Information Age1950-2005 • One or both parents worked in the household. • Collaborative teamwork, flexible hours, and locations • Automobiles, planes, and computers • People communicated with cellular phones and computer to computer. • Digital, hyperkids, and the internet
The Fourth Wave: Communication & Biotechnology 2005- This is a wave of creativity found through new innovative technologies and biotechnologies.
Strand 2 Technology: Key advances and innovation for each decade
Strand 3 Work: Business and corporate philosophies by decade
Strand 4 Education: Important theories of learning and instruction by decade
Strand 5 Society and culture: Events that determined the thinking of each decade
Strand 6 Religious