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.
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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
Yesterday, a bicentennial sculpture was unveiled in downtown Kent, and the first ride across the Main Street Stone Arch Bridge was reenacted. As part of the festivities, the Kent Historical Society created an activity called Become a Kent History Detective. … Continue reading
The Geo-Historian project is aimed at educating K-12 students to become local historians who create digital content for an audience that transcends the walls of their classrooms. Project activities include the creation of curriculum on how to do digital, local … Continue reading