Historython Presentation - May 3rd 2014
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Historython Presentation - May 3rd 2014

on

  • 406 views

This is the opening presentation for the first-ever Historython organized by Belgian start-up Hstry. ...

This is the opening presentation for the first-ever Historython organized by Belgian start-up Hstry.

Hstry is a digital learning tool that enables teachers, students and historians to explore and create interactive historical timelines: http://www.hstry.co

Statistics

Views

Total Views
406
Views on SlideShare
404
Embed Views
2

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

1 Embed 2

http://www.slideee.com 2

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Historython Presentation - May 3rd 2014 Historython Presentation - May 3rd 2014 Presentation Transcript

  • @Historython #Historython
  • Rude awakening - a bit of fog! To be expected. Don't know how we live with this everyday in London! #GreatSmog
  • Rumours that there are more deaths linked to this smog than the influenza outbreak of 1918. #GreatSmog Rude awakening - a bit of fog! To be expected. Don't know how we live with this everyday in London! #GreatSmog
  • Rude awakening - a bit of fog! To be expected. Don't know how we live with this everyday in London! Apparently oil could provide a cleaner alternative to coal in the future. Let's hope this is true! #GreatSmog Rumours that there are more deaths linked to this smog than the influenza outbreak of 1918. #GreatSmog
  • Rumours that there are more deaths linked to this smog than the influenza outbreak of 1918. #GreatSmog Rude awakening - a bit of fog! To be expected. Don't know how we live with this everyday in London! 422TWEETS Apparently oil could provide a cleaner alternative to coal in the future. Let's hope this is true! #GreatSmog
  • Rumours that there are more deaths linked to this smog than the influenza outbreak of 1918. #GreatSmog 422TWEETS 1,5MILLIONPEOPLE Apparently oil could provide a cleaner alternative to coal in the future. Let's hope this is true! #GreatSmog
  • @Historython #Historython
  • TIMETABLE 9:00-9:45 - Presentation of Hstry, Historython and Sponsors + breakout into teams 9:45-12:00 - Timeline Creation 12:00-1:00 - Lunch 1:00-4:30 - Timeline Creation 4:30-5:00 - Judging 5:00-5:15 - Prizes & Closing Statement 5:30 - Everything is cleaned up and off to the afterparty!
  • SPONSORS
  • GUIDELINES CREATING TIMELINES
  • 3 STEPS Write the timeline Find the voice Find and study your subject
  • FIND AND STUDY YOUR SUBJECT Choose your own Or Choose one of our timeline ideas
  • FIND THE VOICE We encourage to: ● Find the forgotten hero ● Shine a light on what history has put aside ● Find a different perspective How did they live the event? Was that person involved or a distant witness? Who was present at the historical event?
  • TIMELINE IDEAS An illegal brewer during prohibition in the 1920s Moctezuma and Hernan Cortes meeting in November 1519 2nd Punic war: Hannibal marching across the Alps
  • WRITE THE TIMELINE * 1st person perspective * Dynamic and entertaining * Controlled Creativity * Bring history to life Types of posts: Intro / Conclusion / Chapter / Narrative / Image INTRO
  • PUBLIC DOMAIN IMAGES ● Library of Congress ● National Archives and Records Administration ● Wikimedia (Wikipedia) ● Digital Public Library of America ● Flickr
  • CREATIVE COMMONS THE LICENSES WE CAN USE Attribution - CC BY Attribution-ShareAlike - CC BY-SA Attribution-NoDerivs - CC BY-ND
  • Portrait of Paul Revere by John Singleton Copley, 1768 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA)
  • DEMO
  • PRIZES Hidden Gem Pebble Watch Visual Gem Kindle Best Narrative Kindle
  • THANK YOU & GOOD LUCK! TEAMS? QUESTIONS?
  • LOG IN http://edu.hstry.co @Historython #Historython
  • @Historython #Historython