Engage. Transform. Achieve. Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age<br />Porter W. Palmer<br />
						DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can search for DE streaming media content by state curriculum standards.<br />
Curriculum Standards Search<br />Select Curriculum Standards Search.<br />Select your State/Province, Standards Document, ...
Curriculum Standards Search<br />Click on the desired standard/benchmark to view the media resources aligned to the benchm...
Curriculum Standards Search<br />View the media resources aligned to your selected standard/benchmark.<br />
View Curriculum Standards<br />You can click on the Curriculum Standards button in the search results preview to view the ...
View Curriculum Standards<br />You can also click on the Curriculum Standards button on the media asset page.<br />
View Curriculum Standards<br />
						DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can search for DE streaming content by grade level and subject area.<br />
Subject/Grade Search<br />Search by Subject and/or Grade by using the filter links on the left side of the DE streaming ho...
Subject/Grade Search<br />You can narrow your search results by drilling down to specific topics/concepts within the subje...
						DID YOU KNOW?<br />The DE streaming library contains hundreds of speeches with speech guides and transcripts. <br />
DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Type a keyword or phrase<br />Select DE streaming from the Services menu<br />Select Audi...
DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Mouse over the grid search results to read a short synopsis of the speech and view suppor...
DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Read a short overview of the speech’s content and historical context<br />You can downloa...
DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Download the Speech Guide and Speech Transcript<br />
DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Use the suggested media resources to build background knowledge and provide students with...
DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />
Visualizing the Main Ideas<br />Paste the speech transcript into Wordle to create a highly visual word map to help student...
Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />WordSift takes word clouds to a whole new level. <br />http://wordsift.com/<br />...
Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />Make key vocabulary stand our by creating custom word lists or use some of the pr...
Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />Open a workspace and drag words from the cloud or images tagged to the key words ...
Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />Use the embedded Visual Thesaurus to illustrate the shades of meaning for key voc...
Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />Clicking on the key words will produce an image search.  <br />The images can be ...
Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />Review the key words used in sentences from the source text.<br />Click on the se...
						DID YOU KNOW?<br />DE streaming includes the entire Funk & Wagnalls encyclopedia series.<br />
Encyclopedia Articles<br />Type a keyword or phrase<br />Select Encyclopedia Article from the Media menu<br />
Encyclopedia Articles<br />
Getting the Point<br />http://www.tagxedo.com/<br />
Find Main Ideas with Great Summary<br />Paste the text of the DE streaming Encyclopedia Article<br />Select the number of ...
Find Main Ideas with Great Summary<br />
						DID YOU KNOW?<br />There are original songs in DE streaming on topics like the Bill of Rights, African history, geog...
Get the Music<br />Select song from the Media menu. <br />Search.<br />Then narrow By Subject.<br />
Sync It<br />You can download the file as an MP3<br />
It’s More Than Just Listening<br />1. Hand out or project the lyrics and read them out loud and discuss their meaning. <br...
						DID YOU KNOW?<br />The DE streaming library boasts dozens of books in the “Great Books” series.<br />
DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />
DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />The Odyssey<br />The Jungle<br />All Quiet on the Western Front<br />Heart of Darkn...
DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />Check out the Author Profile segment of the Great Books titles to provide students ...
DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />Narrow your “Great Books” search results to display only the Quizzes. <br />
DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />No need to start from scratch – check out the quizzes already created for the Great...
DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />You can add questions or edit a copy of ours.<br />
						DID YOU KNOW?<br />The DE streaming Atlas can be used to reinforce social studies knowledge and skills.<br />
DE streaming Atlas<br />
DE streaming Atlas<br />The Atlas will open in a media asset window.<br />
DE streaming Atlas<br />Use the options in the Share tab to post Atlas online or share it with colleagues and students.<br />
DE streaming Atlas<br />Access the supporting instructional materials through the Related Materials and More In This Serie...
DE streaming Atlas<br />Explore a country by selecting it from the pull-down menu or clicking it on the map.<br />
DE streaming Atlas<br />The video segments are organizing thematically for each country.<br />Culture<br />Government<br /...
DE streaming Atlas<br />Teachers can assign the Atlas to entire classes or individual students and can incorporate Atlas a...
						DID YOU KNOW?<br />DE streaming has hundreds of great primary sources.<br />
Searching For Primary Sources<br />Use Advanced Search to filter for primary sources.<br />
Searching For Primary Sources<br />
Filtering for Primary Sources<br />Filter a keyword search to include only Primary Sources.<br />
						DID YOU KNOW?<br />DE streaming has thousands of images that can be used to create digital stories, documentaries, a...
DE streaming Images<br />Use the keyword search to find great primary source images.<br />You can narrow your keyword sear...
DE streaming Images<br />
DE streaming Images<br />Narrow your search results by the core subjects within Social Studies.<br />
DE streaming Images<br />Review the image description and access the citation information on the media asset page. <br />S...
DE streaming Images<br />Clicking on the Large Preview will open the image in its own browser window/tab. <br />
DE streaming Images<br />Viewing the image in a browser allows you to zoom in and view image details.<br />
DE streaming Images<br />The Share tab will allow you to post the URL for the image asset page to public web site and/or s...
DE streaming Images<br />The Image library also contains hundreds of political cartoons.<br />
Getting URLs for Citation<br />Click on the Share tab and copy the link.<br />Copy the image citation.<br />
						DID YOU KNOW?<br />DE streaming media can be incorporated into interactive Web 2.0 applications.<br />
DE streaming + Voicethread<br />http://voicethread.com/about/k12/<br />http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/voicethread<br />
DE streaming + VoiceThread<br />You can upload images, audio, video, documents, and presentations to Voicethread.<br />htt...
VoiceThread Account Options<br />School accounts $1 per student<br />
Another Option (FREE)<br />
DE streaming + Glogster<br />http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/glogster<br />http://edu.glogster.com/<br />
http://edu.glogster.com/<br />Glogster EDU Account Options<br />
DE streaming + Glogster <br />You can include DE streaming images, audio, songs, Encyclopedia articles, videos *, writing ...
Go! Animate<br />Upload DE streaming images and audio to Go! Animate to create fun instructional comics.<br />http://goani...
Go! Animate<br />Import your own images and audio as well as selected media from DE streaming.<br />Go! Animate’s tutorial...
DE streaming + xTimeline<br />http://xtimeline.com/<br />
DE streaming + xTimeline<br />Timeline events can include text, images, video, and hyperlinks.  <br />They also have a spa...
DE streaming + xTimeline<br />
DE streaming + xTimeline<br />Events can include embeddable code, uploaded media, descriptions, and source citation. <br />
						DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can use DE streaming and Google Earth to create your own virtual field trip.<br />
Discovery Education + Google Earth<br />You can build your own Google field trips infused with powerful multimedia from DE...
Adding Placemarks<br />Select the location for your placemark by typing and address in the Fly To box and selecting the pu...
Linking to DE Media<br />Clicking on the hyperlink will bring viewers to the media asset page in DE streaming.<br />Note: ...
Linking to DE Media<br />You can even link to the Discovery Atlas Interactive Map.<br />
Adding Images<br />
Adding Images<br />
Adding Images<br />Click Add > Photo<br />Paste the Image URL<br />
Adding Images<br />
Google Lit Trips are Google Earth tours that provide geographic context to works of literature.<br />The Google Lit Trips ...
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Did you know that Discovery Education has hundreds of speeches with speech guides and transcripts or that we have the ENTIRE Funk & Wagnalls encyclopedia series? That’s not all! If you’re looking for engaging resources on history, literature, music, art, theater, culture, or even primary sources DE is the place to look. In this session, not only will we discover how to find humanities resources in DE, but we’ll also explore how to incorporate them into free web 2.0 tools. Join us as we take the humanities into the digital age.

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  1. 1. Engage. Transform. Achieve. Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age<br />Porter W. Palmer<br />
  2. 2. DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can search for DE streaming media content by state curriculum standards.<br />
  3. 3. Curriculum Standards Search<br />Select Curriculum Standards Search.<br />Select your State/Province, Standards Document, Subject, and Grade.<br />
  4. 4. Curriculum Standards Search<br />Click on the desired standard/benchmark to view the media resources aligned to the benchmark/standard.<br />
  5. 5. Curriculum Standards Search<br />View the media resources aligned to your selected standard/benchmark.<br />
  6. 6. View Curriculum Standards<br />You can click on the Curriculum Standards button in the search results preview to view the standards aligned to a media resource.<br />
  7. 7. View Curriculum Standards<br />You can also click on the Curriculum Standards button on the media asset page.<br />
  8. 8. View Curriculum Standards<br />
  9. 9. DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can search for DE streaming content by grade level and subject area.<br />
  10. 10. Subject/Grade Search<br />Search by Subject and/or Grade by using the filter links on the left side of the DE streaming home page.<br />
  11. 11. Subject/Grade Search<br />You can narrow your search results by drilling down to specific topics/concepts within the subject and/or by media type.<br />
  12. 12. DID YOU KNOW?<br />The DE streaming library contains hundreds of speeches with speech guides and transcripts. <br />
  13. 13. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Type a keyword or phrase<br />Select DE streaming from the Services menu<br />Select Audio from the Media menu<br />
  14. 14. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Mouse over the grid search results to read a short synopsis of the speech and view supporting materials (speech guide, speech transcript, etc.)<br />
  15. 15. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Read a short overview of the speech’s content and historical context<br />You can download the file as an MP3<br />
  16. 16. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Download the Speech Guide and Speech Transcript<br />
  17. 17. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />Use the suggested media resources to build background knowledge and provide students with context.<br />
  18. 18. DE streaming Audio Speeches<br />
  19. 19. Visualizing the Main Ideas<br />Paste the speech transcript into Wordle to create a highly visual word map to help students get to the main idea.<br />http://www.wordle.net/<br />
  20. 20. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />WordSift takes word clouds to a whole new level. <br />http://wordsift.com/<br />Civil Rights Address <br />Pres. John F. Kennedy <br />June 15, 1963 <br />
  21. 21. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />Make key vocabulary stand our by creating custom word lists or use some of the pre-made WordSift lists.<br />
  22. 22. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />Open a workspace and drag words from the cloud or images tagged to the key words from the cloud.<br />
  23. 23. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />Use the embedded Visual Thesaurus to illustrate the shades of meaning for key vocabulary. <br />
  24. 24. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />Clicking on the key words will produce an image search. <br />The images can be dragged into the work space.<br />
  25. 25. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy<br />Review the key words used in sentences from the source text.<br />Click on the sentences to see them in the context of the full text.<br />
  26. 26. DID YOU KNOW?<br />DE streaming includes the entire Funk & Wagnalls encyclopedia series.<br />
  27. 27. Encyclopedia Articles<br />Type a keyword or phrase<br />Select Encyclopedia Article from the Media menu<br />
  28. 28. Encyclopedia Articles<br />
  29. 29. Getting the Point<br />http://www.tagxedo.com/<br />
  30. 30. Find Main Ideas with Great Summary<br />Paste the text of the DE streaming Encyclopedia Article<br />Select the number of sentences to return<br />Click Summarize!<br />http://greatsummary.com/<br />
  31. 31. Find Main Ideas with Great Summary<br />
  32. 32. DID YOU KNOW?<br />There are original songs in DE streaming on topics like the Bill of Rights, African history, geography, and the cold war.<br />
  33. 33. Get the Music<br />Select song from the Media menu. <br />Search.<br />Then narrow By Subject.<br />
  34. 34. Sync It<br />You can download the file as an MP3<br />
  35. 35. It’s More Than Just Listening<br />1. Hand out or project the lyrics and read them out loud and discuss their meaning. <br />2. Play the song for the students, multiple times, encouraging them to sing along. <br />3. Use the student lyric guide in place of, or to supplement class notes. <br />4. Allow students class time, in small groups, <br />to “act” out a portion of the song.<br />5. Film the student groups singing/acting <br />out the song.<br />
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  37. 37. DID YOU KNOW?<br />The DE streaming library boasts dozens of books in the “Great Books” series.<br />
  38. 38. DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />
  39. 39. DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />The Odyssey<br />The Jungle<br />All Quiet on the Western Front<br />Heart of Darkness<br />The Red Badge of Courage<br />The Lord of the Flies<br />Catch 22<br />The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn<br />The Scarlet Letter<br />Walden<br />The Prince<br />The Great Gatsby<br />Here are some of the titles in the Great Books series.<br />
  40. 40. DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />Check out the Author Profile segment of the Great Books titles to provide students with critical background into the author’s life and how it may have impacted his/her writing.<br />
  41. 41. DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />Narrow your “Great Books” search results to display only the Quizzes. <br />
  42. 42. DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />No need to start from scratch – check out the quizzes already created for the Great Books series. <br />
  43. 43. DE streaming “Great Books” Series<br />You can add questions or edit a copy of ours.<br />
  44. 44. DID YOU KNOW?<br />The DE streaming Atlas can be used to reinforce social studies knowledge and skills.<br />
  45. 45. DE streaming Atlas<br />
  46. 46. DE streaming Atlas<br />The Atlas will open in a media asset window.<br />
  47. 47. DE streaming Atlas<br />Use the options in the Share tab to post Atlas online or share it with colleagues and students.<br />
  48. 48. DE streaming Atlas<br />Access the supporting instructional materials through the Related Materials and More In This Series tabs.<br />
  49. 49. DE streaming Atlas<br />Explore a country by selecting it from the pull-down menu or clicking it on the map.<br />
  50. 50. DE streaming Atlas<br />The video segments are organizing thematically for each country.<br />Culture<br />Government<br />History<br />Natural World<br />
  51. 51. DE streaming Atlas<br />Teachers can assign the Atlas to entire classes or individual students and can incorporate Atlas as a resources for Assignments, Writing Prompts, and Quizzes.<br />
  52. 52. DID YOU KNOW?<br />DE streaming has hundreds of great primary sources.<br />
  53. 53. Searching For Primary Sources<br />Use Advanced Search to filter for primary sources.<br />
  54. 54. Searching For Primary Sources<br />
  55. 55. Filtering for Primary Sources<br />Filter a keyword search to include only Primary Sources.<br />
  56. 56. DID YOU KNOW?<br />DE streaming has thousands of images that can be used to create digital stories, documentaries, and other multimedia instructional tools and learning artifacts.<br />
  57. 57. DE streaming Images<br />Use the keyword search to find great primary source images.<br />You can narrow your keyword searches to images by selecting Image from the Media menu. <br />
  58. 58. DE streaming Images<br />
  59. 59. DE streaming Images<br />Narrow your search results by the core subjects within Social Studies.<br />
  60. 60. DE streaming Images<br />Review the image description and access the citation information on the media asset page. <br />Small = Word documents<br />Medium = PowerPoint, video<br />Large = Print, in-browser viewing <br />
  61. 61. DE streaming Images<br />Clicking on the Large Preview will open the image in its own browser window/tab. <br />
  62. 62. DE streaming Images<br />Viewing the image in a browser allows you to zoom in and view image details.<br />
  63. 63. DE streaming Images<br />The Share tab will allow you to post the URL for the image asset page to public web site and/or send in an email. <br />The URL will ask viewers to log into DE streaming before viewing.<br />
  64. 64. DE streaming Images<br />The Image library also contains hundreds of political cartoons.<br />
  65. 65. Getting URLs for Citation<br />Click on the Share tab and copy the link.<br />Copy the image citation.<br />
  66. 66. DID YOU KNOW?<br />DE streaming media can be incorporated into interactive Web 2.0 applications.<br />
  67. 67. DE streaming + Voicethread<br />http://voicethread.com/about/k12/<br />http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/voicethread<br />
  68. 68. DE streaming + VoiceThread<br />You can upload images, audio, video, documents, and presentations to Voicethread.<br />http://voicethread.com/share/621586/<br />
  69. 69. VoiceThread Account Options<br />School accounts $1 per student<br />
  70. 70. Another Option (FREE)<br />
  71. 71. DE streaming + Glogster<br />http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/glogster<br />http://edu.glogster.com/<br />
  72. 72. http://edu.glogster.com/<br />Glogster EDU Account Options<br />
  73. 73. DE streaming + Glogster <br />You can include DE streaming images, audio, songs, Encyclopedia articles, videos *, writing prompts, quizzes, and assignments into the Glogs you create through edu.glogster.com.<br />* Can only be uploaded to private Glogs<br />http://lindsaykhopkins.edu.glogster.com/Edgar-Allan-Poe/<br />
  74. 74. Go! Animate<br />Upload DE streaming images and audio to Go! Animate to create fun instructional comics.<br />http://goanimate.com/<br />
  75. 75. Go! Animate<br />Import your own images and audio as well as selected media from DE streaming.<br />Go! Animate’s tutorials are organized by Basic to Advanced.<br />http://goanimate.com/howdoesitwork<br />
  76. 76. DE streaming + xTimeline<br />http://xtimeline.com/<br />
  77. 77. DE streaming + xTimeline<br />Timeline events can include text, images, video, and hyperlinks. <br />They also have a space for citations.<br />
  78. 78. DE streaming + xTimeline<br />
  79. 79. DE streaming + xTimeline<br />Events can include embeddable code, uploaded media, descriptions, and source citation. <br />
  80. 80. DID YOU KNOW?<br />You can use DE streaming and Google Earth to create your own virtual field trip.<br />
  81. 81. Discovery Education + Google Earth<br />You can build your own Google field trips infused with powerful multimedia from DE streaming and DE MediaShare.<br />
  82. 82. Adding Placemarks<br />Select the location for your placemark by typing and address in the Fly To box and selecting the pushpin or Add > Placemark from the menu. <br />You can add content to your placemarks that include text, hyperlinks, and media.<br />
  83. 83. Linking to DE Media<br />Clicking on the hyperlink will bring viewers to the media asset page in DE streaming.<br />Note: Only DE streaming users will be able to log in and view the media.<br />
  84. 84. Linking to DE Media<br />You can even link to the Discovery Atlas Interactive Map.<br />
  85. 85. Adding Images<br />
  86. 86. Adding Images<br />
  87. 87. Adding Images<br />Click Add > Photo<br />Paste the Image URL<br />
  88. 88. Adding Images<br />
  89. 89. Google Lit Trips are Google Earth tours that provide geographic context to works of literature.<br />The Google Lit Trips website contains hundreds of Lit Trips that can be downloaded as KMZ files that are viewable and customizable in Google Earth. <br />www.googlelittrips.org<br />
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