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David Howard

Views - Google Maps - 26 views

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    Google Views, searchable street views and 360 degree sphere photographs.
Randolph Hollingsworth

"The Humanities Matter!" Infographic | 4Humanities - 41 views

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    from the University College London (UCL) Centre for Digital Humanities and 4Humanities
gschott

Humanities in the Twenty-First Century | Edutopia - 24 views

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    "The humanities speak to us, but the responsibility to listen is ours, and it is our responsibility to lead students into such listening."
Randolph Hollingsworth

The Heart of the Matter, report by the Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences... - 0 views

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    The Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences asks us to join in a national conversation about the demise of the humanities in our schools. "As we strive to create a more civil public discourse, a more adaptable and creative workforce, and a more secure nation, the humanities and social sciences are the heart of the matter, the keeper of the republic-a source of national memory and civic vigor, cultural understanding and communication, individual fulfillment and the ideals we hold in common. They are critical to a democratic society and they require our support."
Donal O' Mahony

Technology enhances the Humanities. The Humanities enhance Technology. | eLearning Island - 44 views

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    This will be of interest to history and geography teachers and to that group of people who are calling themselves digital humanists! For anyone of Irish Ancestry the 350 year old digitised maps are a must!
Ffion Bowles

Interactive Greek History resource - 86 views

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    Great collection of interactive Ancient Greece resources, well worth a look!!
Roland Gesthuizen

What are the 4 R's Essential to 21st Century Learning? | HASTAC - 79 views

  • Interestingly, unlike math, which can often be difficult to teach in all of its abstraction, algorithms do stuff.   Algorithms are operational.  You show kids how to use a program like Scratch or Hackasaurus and, very soon, they can actually manipulate, create, and do, in their very own and special way.   
  • the beauty of teaching even the youngest kids algorithms and algorithmic or procedural thinking is that it gives them the same tool of agency and production that writing and even reading gave to industrial age learners who, for the first time in history, had access to cheap books and other forms of print.
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    Cathy Davidson discusses the need for a fourth "R" -pertaining to "algoRithim" - It is important, she argues, because, "in the 21st century, we need [an]...expanded push towards the literacy that defines our era, computational literacy.   Algorithms are as basic to the way the 21st century digital age works as reading, writing, and arithmetic were to the late 18th century Industrial era." 
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    "The classic "3 R's" of learning are, of course, Reading, 'Riting, and 'Rithmetic.  For the 21st century, we need to add a fourth R--and it will help inspire the other three:  Algorithm. "
Michelle Kassorla

Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles, and Politics - 0 views

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    Free to read online from Open Book Publishers.
Martin Burrett

Planet Sherston - 113 views

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    A wonderful cross curricular site with 100s of well designed resources for your English, Maths, ICT, Science and humanities classes. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Cross+Curricular
Randolph Hollingsworth

4Humanities - Advocating for the Humanities - 0 views

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    International digital humanities community building
sue harwood

Photography within the humanities - 42 views

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      This free onlie book is available on openlibrary.org.
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    This is a collection of essays published by Wellesley college in 1977 on photography and the humanities.
Mary Beth  Messner

GPC Center for Teaching and Learning - Online Resources - 74 views

  • Online Resources   Here
  • a collection of Online Resources by Subject Area.  This list is NOT exhaustive, but is a great start for incorporating stimulating (online) exercises into your teaching
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  • ACCOUNTING
  • ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS LAW
  • English as a Second Language/Foreign Languag
  • HISTORY
  • Humanitie
  • Best Practices in Teaching Writing
  • Nursing/Dental Hygiene
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Sign Language & Interpreting Related Links
  • Computers and Technology
Melissa Enderle

SHOW®/WORLD - A New Way To Look At The World - 150 views

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    Interactive mapping website that takes demographic, economic, environmental, and political data sets and creates maps based on those data. Size of each country changes based on the particular data. Downloadable and embeddable.
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    A visual way of looking at statistics
Jeff Bezler

Future of Thinking: Rethinking the Role of the Humanities for a digital Age - 82 views

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      For more Cathy Davidson, see the archives at www.learncentral.org
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    A speech by Cathy Davidson-- including pedagogy and theory -- on the role of the humanities in the digital age and the history of the American educational system.
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    per a classroom 2.0 seminar
Chris Sloan

HASTAC | Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory - 39 views

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    HASTAC ("haystack") is a network of individuals and institutions inspired by the possibilities that new technologies offer us for shaping how we learn, teach, communicate, create, and organize our local and global communities. We are motivated by the conviction that the digital era provides rich opportunities for informal and formal learning and for collaborative, networked research that extends across traditional disciplines, across the boundaries of academe and community, across the "two cultures" of humanism and technology, across the divide of thinking versus making, and across social strata and national borders.
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