Russian revolution of 1917 : Twitter Re-enactment https://www.rt.com/viral/381264-rt-1917-revolution-twitter-reenactment/ The dramatic Twitter re-enactment of the Russian revolution of 1917 is garnered huge attention online, as it recounts the daily events that changed the course of world history 100 years later.
RT’s #1917LIVE Twitter project is retelling the fateful events of 1917 Russia through Twitter with special profiles for Tsar Nicholas II, Vladimir Lenin, Empress Alexandra and many others including everyday Russians who were caught up in the tide of history that swept their country.
Using One Classroom Computer to Teach History #4T2013 http://youtu.be/5fzSZkZKABQ Using One Classroom Computer to Teach History #4T2013
online presentation at the online conf. 'Teachers Teaching Teachers about Teachnology' May 2013 $4T2013
MapStory http://mapstory.org/ MapStory empowers a global community to organize knowledge about the world spatially and temporally.
With MapStory, people of all kinds turn into Storytellers who can create, share, and collaborate on MapStories and ultimately improve our understanding of global dynamics, worldwide, over the course of history.
History Animated http://www.historyanimated.com/newhistoryanimated/ Interactive Maps ...
If a picture is worth a thousand words, a good animation is worth ten thousand. After reading book after book about the Revolutionary War and finding only complicated maps with dotted lines and dashed lines crisscrossing the pages, we decided to depict the key naval and land battles using animation technology.
We are not attempting to reinterpret history, but merely to depict it as the best military historians have written it
Museum Box http://museumbox.e2bn.org Museum Box, This site provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box.
What items, for example, would you put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; or to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary?
You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others.
Center for History and New Media : ICT Tools http://chnm.gmu.edu/tools/index.php Center for History and New Media : ICT Tools
Zotero: The next-generation research tool ...
Syllabus Finder: Find and compare syllabi ...
Web Scrapbook: Store all kinds of media items—URLs ...
Survey Builder: build and create and manage a timeline of historical events for your website
Poll Builder: Build customizable polls and include them on your web site for free.
Scribe: automated historical fact finder.
Tools Center: Browse a collaborative Wiki resource spanning any and all tools that might be applicable to the practice of online history.
Online ICT Tools Designed specifically for Historians http://chnm.gmu.edu/tools/ Free Online ICT Tools Designed specifically for Historians
Web Scrapbook | Survey Builder | Timeline Builder | Poll Builder | Scribe | Syllabus Finder | H-Bot | Firefox Scholar | Tools Center |
Using web-based resources in Secondary History http://tinyurl.com/4ss2t Using web-based resources in Secondary History
The internet has greatly increased the sources available for history teaching in secondary schools. Web-based resources can be used online or offline, or where copyright permits, as print-outs for class or homework. The examples given here cover a range of possible activities in which ICT is used effectively in different ways.
Using web-based resources in Primary History http://tinyurl.com/59ovm Using web-based resources in Primary History
The internet has many useful resources and applications that can support primary history teaching. You can bookmark them and use them offline, or download them and adapt them to meet specific learning objectives. The examples given here describe a number of lessons in which ICT is used effectively to support the teaching of history in Key Stages 1 and 2.
Direct2U : ICT in subject lesson plans http://www.ictadvice.org.uk/index.php?section=ab&catcode=registration Direct2U : This service, provided though Naace (UK), is aimed at primary teachers, who can subscribe to receive ICT in subject lesson plans emailed directly to their mailboxes every week
Subscribers can choose to receive plans for a single year group or key stage, or for all years from 1 to 6.
The classroom activities featured will fall into six subject groups: English; Maths; Science; History and Art; Geography and MFL; RE, Music, PE, D&T and ICT.
A different group will be the focus of each week's activities.
New Media Classroom (ICT and History) http://www.ashp.cuny.edu/index_new.html New Media Classroom: Narrative, Inquiry, and Technology in the U.S. History Survey
The New Media Classroom is a faculty development program. We help secondary school teachers and college professors integrate new media--the latest technological tools--into their humanities curriculum. We do this through regional training institutes and workshops in which we teach participants how to use the World Wide Web and innovative software programs.
Survey course History 120 http://chnm.gmu.edu/history120/ These modules, designed for George Mason University's U.S. survey course History 120, offer relevant exercises that reinforce textbook readings and classroom discussion. They provide an alternate, often entertaining, way of investigating historical concepts and problems.
Divided into four chronological periods, these modules cover a variety of topics, including indentured servitude, runaway slaves, popular culture in the 19th century, and advertisements in the early 20th century.
These modules help students build their Information Technology (IT) proficiency. Students can learn to build and maintain web pages, complete online assignments, perform online research, and use technology in historical analysis.
Scribe : free note-taking program http://chnm.gmu.edu/tools/scribe/ Scribe 2.5 is a free cross-platform note-taking program designed especially with historians in mind.
Think of it as the next step in the evolution of traditional 3x5 note cards. Scribe allows you to manage your research notes, quotes, thoughts, contacts, published and archival sources, digital images, outlines, timelines, and glossary entries. You can create, organize, index, search, link, and cross-reference your note and source cards.
You can assemble, print, and export bibliographies, copy formatted references to clipboard, and import sources from online catalogs. You can store entire articles, add extended comments on each card in a separate field, and find and highlight a particular word within a note or article. Scribe's uses range from an undergraduate history research seminar to a major archival research project.
Forums and History Teaching http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/forum/index.php?showtopic=3208 Forums and History Teaching
Whatever the historical reasons for the limited use of the Internet for communicative purposes in learning, the advent of a new generation of forum software like this one (invision) means that many practical obstacles have been overcome.
Over the last 12-18 months there have been a number of experiments in using forums for student learning. The most notable example has been the History Help forum hosted on this website. What have we learnt from this experience?