Virtual Field Trips What it is: Google has a way-cool new project called the World Wonders Project. Thanks to Google, you can now wander the Earth with your students virtually to discover some of the most famous sites on earth. The site makes a great addition to the history and geography classroom and opens your classroom to the wider world. Not only are wonders of the modern world available, students can also explore wonders of the ancient world. Using the street-view technology from Google maps, Google has made wonders of the world available to all of us at any time. Themes include archaeological sites, architecture, cities and towns, historic sites, monuments and memorials, palaces and castles, parks and gardens, places of worship, regions and landscapes, and wonders of nature.
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Killick Centre for E-Learning Research Killick Centre for E-Learning Research I mentioned the project housed at Memorial University of Newfoundland that is funded by the federal Government through the the Community-University Research Alliance (CURA) Program of the the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), which “aims to foster innovative research, training and new knowledge in the area of e-learning in the field of education.” One of the main partners in this research is the provincial virtual school, the Centre for Distance Learning and Innovation. Anyway, I was poking around their website a couple of days ago and noticed some new links.
Films from the Home Front 'Films from the Home Front' brings together a collection of unique moving images illustrating what life was like for ordinary people in Britain during the Second World War, as seen through amateur documentaries, newsreels, government films, and home movies. Browse the Theme section to discover films illustrating how the home guard trained, how community and home life continued during the war, how women's roles changed and many other subjects. Or browse by Archive to see examples of films held in regional archive collections around the UK.
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Internet Catalogue Teacher Notes I used to enjoy taking my classes on Field Trips. Not only did I take them to historical sites and museums but to offices, libraries, courts and even the theatre as well as work sites. Have your students help plan the trip. Social Media Counter Facebook 18 New users Share 6 New mobile users Share 7,500 Messages Share 14,649 Status updates Share 2,499 Shared links Share 5,001 Friends requests Share 6,801 Uploaded photos Share Twitter 2 New users Share 1 New mobile users Share 17,361 Tweets Share 72,918 Searches Share Youtube 138,888 Views Share 34,722 Mobile views Share 0 Uploaded videos (hr) Share