background preloader

Research Libraries & Sites

Facebook Twitter

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.

History Buff: Primary source newspapers, historic panoramas, audio

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. Introduction to Learning Library. What is the Learning Library?

Introduction to 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. What is the Learning Library for? The challenges are designed to be modular — to be able to fit into classroom and after school learning contexts or to be embraced by home schoolers and others for self-learning.

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 Experience: Digital Vaults

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. How to integrate Digital Vaults into the classroom: This is a truly incredible way for students to interact with history. Tips: I learned about this awesome website from Free Technology for Teachers, a great blog!

Schools - Primary History. Museum Box. 28 Tech Tools to Bring out the Story in History. Below is an article I wrote for

28 Tech Tools to Bring out the Story in History

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. 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.

FrontPage. World Wonders Project. Loading Explore stories from around the world Circular forms.

World Wonders Project

Sun and Moon by Robert Delaunay. 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.