In 1969, The BBC's Tomorrow's World shows a computer used in school - Nellie - set to revolutionise the classroom.
While many pupils might wish they could hand their schoolwork over to a computer, the boys of Forest Grammar School have turned a computer into schoolwork. Dubbed Nellie, the machine can be programmed to solve mathematical equations or even play music. Lessons also include computer maintenance - something of a necessity, considering the likelihood of Nellie crashing... Originally broadcast 5 February 1969.
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Tomorrow’s World video: https://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/tomorrows-world–nellie-school-computer/zr24scw [Credit: BBC]
Article from Computer Education, June 1969, http://www.vintage-icl-computers.com/icl40 [Credit: Vintage-ICL-Computers.com]