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Brenda Muench

Storycaching - 0 views

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    Main Menu Home Articles Submit Article Google Gadgets Site Search Contact Us spacer.png, 0 kB Home arrow Articles arrow Storycaching Storycaching PDF Print E-mail The premise of Storycaching is to combine the Use of a GPS with an iPod where a User goes to a specific place Using map coordinates, then listens to a podcast (audio on demand), Usually a story, that takes into account the nature of the area where the listener is now located. Like geocaching, a cache may be located at the site and can contain some relevant objects that add a physical dimension or symbolism to the cached story. Storycaching is designed to enhance the experience of both the storyteller and the listener. By allowing the storyteller to reference elements in the environment where the listener is located, the listener is provided a third dimension to the story, that of authentic physical feelings and sensory input. Storycaching is a concept created by Dr. Martin Horejsi at The University of Montana-Missoula. For example, a girl walks to a distinctive place in order to listen to a story on her iPod. Using map coordinates and a GPS, she climbs part way up a hill on the edge of town. When arriving at a specific spot according to the GPS, she locates a small box containing some relics. Sitting on a rock, she holds the objects in her hand listens to a sound file on her iPod. Overlooking the valley, the power of the Native American elder's words stir her emotions as landmarks, smells, the wind, and other sounds are referenced in the story, all possible becaUse the person telling the story knows that the listener will be in a specific place while listening to the story. Or maybe, the story was recorded years ago when the elder sat in the very spot where the young girl now sits. A connection with the story is forged in a way never before experienced alone. Another example is where a high school student studying earth Us walks through a river drainage with his teacher. But his teache
Fred Delventhal

Humanline.com: Images of art, history and science for educational and commercial licensing - 13 views

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    Education users Professors, students and teachers are free to use it in classroom presentations and demos, dissertations and other non-commercial academic works, researches and all related not-for-profit activities. The use of our files is still bound by a license but its use is completely free as long as:   (1) the downloaded image is used according to its terms and conditions; (2) humanline.com is accredited as the source by a credit line or an active link to our website; and (3) it is not distributed to third parties. via http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/04/humanline-thousands-of-historic-images.html
Dean Mantz

Wildlife | KenThomas.us - 0 views

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    Great site for finding images for use in presentations and projects under the Creative Commons agreement.
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