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.
Tag Archives: digital history
Now that Beckwith Orchards has reopened for the season we were finally able to install the 29th and final marker:
The markers for the Kent Mill and Old Jail were installed yesterday, courtesy of the Kent Parks & Recreation Department.
Now that the GeoHistorian Project has been virtually completed, it is time to take stock and see what we accomplished. We were pleasantly surprised to find that the project yielded much more than we had originally anticipated, including a solid … Continue reading
In the last couple of weeks, we’ve had two more conference presentations accepted for the fall: van ‘t Hooft, M. (October 2012). Students as local, digital history creators: The GeoHistorian Project. Presentation for the 2012 Ohio Council for the Social Studies … Continue reading
The 25th and 26th markers were installed at Davey Elementary School today, as part of a special dedication ceremony. Fifth grade students and teachers, parents, the Kent City Schools’ superintendent and assistant superintendent, and several local guests enjoyed watching the … Continue reading
Installations are fast and furious now, as we near the end of the GeoHistorian Project. Two more markers were installed on properties owned by the local Hometown Bank, i.e. the Home Savings Plaza (formerly the Kent Block), and their drive-through … Continue reading
Installed by the Kent City Schools:
To increase publicity for the GeoHistorian Project, we have created two brochures that will be available at many of the sites that have QR code markers as well as other venues in the community. In addition to the printed brochures, … Continue reading
We’re getting closer to the end, with the 21st marker being put in place at Stoddard’s last night. Of course we couldn’t leave until we had had some icecream too
Today we installed the 20th QR code marker at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Kent. A few pictures of the installation: