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Google Culture Institute

Google has launched its Google Cultural Institute, a repository of exhibits and collections from museums and archives from around the world. Linked to Google Art Project, it allows for mulitmedia interactive experiences across a myriad of subjects. Users can also curate a collection on their end.

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As a classicists, one of my favorites is “Greek Drama and the National Theatre.” You can watch the evolution of performance, see examples, read scripts, enjoy in a 3D space, and more! Another great feature is that you can choose the language in which it displays. If you are teaching a French class, for example, you can have them explore the Louis XIV exhibit at Versailles in French rather than English!

There are many potential applications for this repository and the curation features in History, Art History, Language Studies, and more!

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iTunes U Courses for High School

d2_160Apples iTunes U¬†allows individuals to access content from educational institutions around the world – for free. If you’re interested in incorporating iTunes U in your classes or even creating your own, check out this free course by Cheryl Davis, iTunes U Courses for High School.

This course introduces iTunes U courses to teachers and provides examples  of iTunes U courses that work well in the high school curriculum. The course also covers creating iTunes U courses.