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  • 1. Digital Forsyth an NC ECHO funded collaborative digital library
  • 2. 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
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. Collaborative digital libraries
    Flickr and the public domain
    The Library of Congress
    LearnNC
    Digital Forsyth
  • 5. Content discovery
  • 6. Community Services
      
  • 7. Education Services
  • 8. Alignment with the NC professional teaching standards
    Teacher Leadership
    Diversity
    Knowledge of content
    Active learning
    Reflective practice
    Alignment with NC Core curriculum
  • 9. Content discovery
  • 10. Lesson activities
  • 11. 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. 
    • http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/information/
  • Community participation
  • 12. 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
  • 13. Take A Tour
    Digital Forsyth:
    http://www.digitalforsyth.org/
  • 14. MHGaddis@wsfcs.k12.nc.us
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  • 18. Comments
    Questions
    Ideas?