6/25/2012: ISTE 2012, San Diego, CA.
van 't Hooft & McNeal: Your Students Can Be Digital, Local Historians: The GeoHistorian Project.
6/26/2012: ISTE 2012, San Diego, CA.
van 't Hooft & McNeal: SIGML walking tour: Gaslamp Quarter history.
10/1-2/2012: OCSS 2012, Columbus, OH.
van 't Hooft: Students as local, digital history creators: The GeoHistorian Project.
11/16-17/2012: NCSS 2012, Seattle, WA.
van 't Hooft & McNeal: Lessons learned from the GeoHistorian Project.
Monthly Archives: October 2011
As part of their research, students participating in the GeoHistorian Project visit the historical sites they have been assigned. Yesterday, the fifth graders from Davey Elementary braved the cold and rain to do so. Their fieldtrip consisted of three parts: … Continue reading
Three teachers, 60 students, and 18 historical sites, a daunting task for the GeoHistorian Project and the awesome staff at the Kent Historical Society, especially considering the difficulty in locating resources for some of the sites we’re researching this time … Continue reading
With two more posts provided to us by the City of Kent, the last two markers of the first round of GeoHistorian were installed today at the Marvin Kent House and the former Erie Shops. The first eleven markers are … Continue reading
Public history is, well, public. While making history visible can provide great opportunities for learning, it also carries some risks. Recently, we found this out the hard way, as one of our GeoHistorian markers was stolen. When we went out … Continue reading
As part of making our project materials available to educators and other interested parties, we’ve begun the process of moving some of the GeoHistorian materials for teachers and students to a public wiki, located at geohistoriandemo.wikispaces.com. Hop on over and … Continue reading