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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 science walks through a river drainage with his teacher. But his teache
GoEd Online

101 Websites for Science Teachers - 0 views

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    Boldly go where no science teacher has gone before! Your continuing mission: to discover useful new sites, to integrate them into your lesson plans and to giggle at this corny Star Trek reference. Silliness aside, my love for science grew from watching the crew of the starship Enterprise warp around the galaxy as they encountered previously unknown phenomena, worlds and civilizations.
Jackie Gerstein

Google Apps in the Classroom (chadkafka) - 25 views

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    Very helpful website--I poked around and liked the technology supports. Thanks for posting.
counterpointing

Critical Thinking - Two sides to every story - 0 views

Hello, I have started a new project designed to help teach critical thinking to students. the project is called Counterpointing, and consists of a news and information website, and we are building...

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started by counterpointing on 28 Jan 16 no follow-up yet
cisexams

Pass Your Any Cisco Exam in 1 day with Cisexams Study Material - 1 views

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    Cisexams is an amazing site which provides valuable free Cisco exam dumps and practice tests. By practicing these Cisco certification exam questions and practice tests you will be able to score brilliantly. We strongly recommend Cisexams to all certification candidates for preparing any of their Cisco exams confidently. For more information visit the Official Cisexams website: http://www.cisexams.com/
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