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Google Street View Lets Users Become Virtual Timer Travelers

“A lot can change in seven years: buildings rise and landscapes change. Whether you’re standing near the ocean in Japan or in the middle of Times Square, your view will likely be quite different in less than a decade. That’s the premise behind Google Maps’ … Continue reading

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Getty Museum Adds Another 77,000 Images to its Open Content Archive – Open Culture

Open Culture has announced that the Getty Museum has published an additional 77,000 images to its Open Content Archive! The Getty Museum’s Open Content Archive is a repository of images that the museum has placed in the Public Domain. More than 87,000 high … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: 100+ map and chart visuals that jump-start discussion

Originally posted on History Tech:
It’s no secret. I love maps. I’m pretty sure maps love me. Big. Small. Old. New. Treasure. I love ‘em all. And the cool thing about the InterWebs is that someone is always making new…

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Common Sense Media on the iTunes Store

I love Common Sense Media. They are an excellent resource for parents and teachers for topics such as Digital Citizenship, Online Safety, Online Ethics, Digital Literacy, and more. Best yet, the tools they provide are entirely free! Check out their free … Continue reading

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Digital Dead Sea Scrolls Upgraded & Expanded

The Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library. The upgraded version provides 10,000 additional high resolution images as well as more supplementary texts to allow users to understand the material in context. The new website also provides better search features, better explanations, … Continue reading

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iTunes U – Civil Rights: Voices of a Movement

  American RadioWorks, a subset of American Public Media, has published 10 free iTunes U episodes “Civil Rights: Voices of a Movement.” “For much of the 20th Century, African Americans in the South were barred from the voting booth, sent … Continue reading

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Digitized Rare Books & Special Collections from the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has published selections of its Rare Books & Special Collections for public access. This is a great resource for educators looking for primary source materials or researchers wanting access to content. The digitized selections include letters, images, and … Continue reading

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Online Exhibit: Exploring the Early Americas, Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is an amazing repository of cultural items relevant to the Americas. In their online and interactive exhibit, “Exploring the Early Americas,” the Library of Congress highlights important archaeological and historical discoveries of pre-Columbian and post-contact indigenous … Continue reading

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Digital Roman Archaeology

My friend and former Professor Bernie Frischer, Ph.D. has just formally launched his Digital Archaeology Project of Hadrian’s Villa. The Roman Emperor Hadrian built his luxury Villa at Tivoli during the 2nd century CE. The Digital Hadrian’s Villa allows visitors to examine sections … Continue reading

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Not Your Traditional Textbook

The next session I attended was virtual and entitled “Not Your Traditional Textbook” by Hetav Sanghavi of CK-12. CK-12 is a non-profit organization that provides free material in an open source, collaborative platform. CK-12′s primary focus is math and science for middle … Continue reading

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