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Digital Forsyth an NC ECHO funded collaborative digital library
digitalforsyth.org - overview 15,000 Digital images Partners Winston Salem State University Forsyth County Public Library Wake Forest University Old Salem LSTA Grant funded through NCEcho 3 year digitization project, continuing with community digitization training
digitalforsyth.org - Overview Mission Through digitization, Digital Forsyth, a collaboration of cultural heritage institutions in Forsyth County, North Carolina, facilitates access to cultural, historical and scientific heritage photograph collections, thereby increasing interest in and knowledge of the past and informing future generations. Vision Users will turn to Digital Forsyth as the definitive online repository of cultural heritage resources held by Forsyth County institutions.
Collaborative digital libraries Flickr and the public domain The Library of Congress LearnNC Digital Forsyth
Alignment with the NC professional teaching standards Teacher Leadership Diversity Knowledge of content Active learning Reflective practice Alignment with NC Core curriculum
Core curriculum examples 4th Grade curriculum of study Competency Goal 7 - The learner will recognize how technology influences change within North Carolina Objectives 8Th grade social studies Competency Goal 5 The learner will evaluate the impact of political, economic, social, and technological changes on life in North Carolina from 1870 to 1930. Information Literacy & technology The learner will EXPLORE and USE research processes to meet information needs.
Preserving Forsyth’s Past Outreach program in conjunction with Forsyth County Public Library Work with local organizations to learn how to organize, preserve, and digitize historic resources Establish digitization centers at area libraries for organizations and individuals Timeline Digitization centers – Fall 2009 Workshops – November 2009, Feb 2010, April 2010, June 2010
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