Citation Machine: Format & Generate Citations – APA, MLA, & Chicago. Eurasian Journal of Applied Linguistics. LLT: Volume 17 Number 2. EBSCOhost. Wikipanion for iPad. Pubget: Science library. MIT Libraries. EBSCOhost. Web Inquiry Projects - Welcome Page. World Digital Library Home.
History Buff: Primary source newspapers, historic panoramas, audio. What it is: I’ll admit it, when it comes to websites, I’m a judge-a-book-by-it’s-cover kind of gal. If the website isn’t user-friendly and visually appealing it is an almost guaranteed skip for me. History Buff is one of those forgettable websites. It isn’t overly visually appealing, it isn’t even really obvious how to get started. I nearly skipped it.
History Buff has something going for it though: thousands of primary source newspaper made available digitally. How to integrate History Buff into the classroom: History Buff is a website that can help history come to life through story, virtual tours, audio and primary source news papers. Once I got into History Buff, I really appreciated the connection to primary sources and the way that the “actual” newspapers bring history to life. Okay, now for demystifying the navigation of this site. Tips: History Buff has a newsletter you can subscribe to if you are, you know, a history buff. Introduction to Learning Library.
What is the Learning Library? The Learning Library is a prototype tool and is best used to explore the new media literacies through its collection. A simple authoring tool for you to add your own media and create activities is available. We hope that the Learning Library will provide young people and educators alike a chance to share and remix media materials of their culture in order to learn what they need to do to become full participants in the contemporary media landscape. The library is our approach to practicing what we preach. The learning library originally started with the production of short documentary segments on topics such as as cosplay, wikipedia, graffiti, dj culture, and animation. We soon realized that if we were to put our theories into practice we needed to create a more robust system for active participation in the learning process. What is the Learning Library for?
However, the Learning Library is not just a tool for educators. What to do next? My Library tagged evernote. Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature. EasyBib: Free Bibliography Maker - MLA, APA, Chicago citation styles. QRpedia - Language-detecting & mobile-friendly Wikipedia QR codes. The National Archives Experience: Digital Vaults. Posted by admin | Posted in Fun & Games, History, Interactive book, Interactive Whiteboard, Middle/High School, Primary Elementary, Secondary Elementary, Teacher Resources, Virtual Field Trips, Web2.0, Websites | Posted on 17-02-2009 Tags: create, digital vaults, History, images, interactive, movie, national archive experience, pathway challenge, photos, poster, primary sources, tenkely, virtual field trip What it is: Digital Vaults reminds me of Museum Box that I wrote about a few weeks ago.
The National Archives has put together an amazing site where students can create digital content with primary resources. Students can search photographs, documents, and other records and collect them. Students can use collected items to create their own digital poster or to make a movie. Students can also create a Pathway Challenge. In a challenge, students create a series of clues that show relationships between photographs, documents and other records. Schools - Primary History. Museum Box. 28 Tech Tools to Bring out the Story in History. Below is an article I wrote for theapple.com. For the full article complete with links, please visit the original article. Kelly Tenkely | TheApple When I was in school, I dreaded history. I found it completely uninteresting, dry, irrelevant, and quite frankly…boring. This was unusual for me. Normally, I really enjoyed school. Creative writing, language arts, science, and even math were fun.
I can count on one hand the things I remember learning in history. How can we engage our students with history? Access to history has expanded, students today have learning opportunities that have never been possible before. Primary resources are the actual documents, artifacts, and writings from history. Primary Resources: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Videos have the unique ability to make students feel as if they are witnesses to history. Historical Videos: 6. 7. 8. There are many websites that let students interact with history. Interacting with History: 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. Interactive Timelines: 18. FrontPage. World Wonders Project. Twitter, Facebook - Citations - Library Research Guides at Boise State University. Interactive Encyclopedia . Encyclopédie Interactive. Iagram: Image Gallery. Qwiki for iPad on the iTunes App Store.