Changes in Technology: My First Computer
Grades: 3 - 12

Video Description: New August 2022! Jessica Pierce remembers her family’s first computer and how she used it.

Type of Video: Topical*
Unique Video ID: I Remember-20**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • After viewing the video, have students compare their first computer to Jessica’s. What were they able to do on their computer that Jessica could not?


*Topical videos are filmed on location in the classroom/workspace/laboratory, in studio, or a combination of both to explain and/or demonstrate specific concepts, events, topics, or processes.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.