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Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
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Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
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Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
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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 …

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. Engage. Transform. Achieve. Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age
    Porter W. Palmer
  • 2. DID YOU KNOW?
    You can search for DE streaming media content by state curriculum standards.
  • 3. Curriculum Standards Search
    Select Curriculum Standards Search.
    Select your State/Province, Standards Document, Subject, and Grade.
  • 4. Curriculum Standards Search
    Click on the desired standard/benchmark to view the media resources aligned to the benchmark/standard.
  • 5. Curriculum Standards Search
    View the media resources aligned to your selected standard/benchmark.
  • 6. View Curriculum Standards
    You can click on the Curriculum Standards button in the search results preview to view the standards aligned to a media resource.
  • 7. View Curriculum Standards
    You can also click on the Curriculum Standards button on the media asset page.
  • 8. View Curriculum Standards
  • 9. DID YOU KNOW?
    You can search for DE streaming content by grade level and subject area.
  • 10. Subject/Grade Search
    Search by Subject and/or Grade by using the filter links on the left side of the DE streaming home page.
  • 11. Subject/Grade Search
    You can narrow your search results by drilling down to specific topics/concepts within the subject and/or by media type.
  • 12. DID YOU KNOW?
    The DE streaming library contains hundreds of speeches with speech guides and transcripts.
  • 13. DE streaming Audio Speeches
    Type a keyword or phrase
    Select DE streaming from the Services menu
    Select Audio from the Media menu
  • 14. DE streaming Audio Speeches
    Mouse over the grid search results to read a short synopsis of the speech and view supporting materials (speech guide, speech transcript, etc.)
  • 15. DE streaming Audio Speeches
    Read a short overview of the speech’s content and historical context
    You can download the file as an MP3
  • 16. DE streaming Audio Speeches
    Download the Speech Guide and Speech Transcript
  • 17. DE streaming Audio Speeches
    Use the suggested media resources to build background knowledge and provide students with context.
  • 18. DE streaming Audio Speeches
  • 19. Visualizing the Main Ideas
    Paste the speech transcript into Wordle to create a highly visual word map to help students get to the main idea.
    http://www.wordle.net/
  • 20. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy
    WordSift takes word clouds to a whole new level.
    http://wordsift.com/
    Civil Rights Address
    Pres. John F. Kennedy
    June 15, 1963
  • 21. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy
    Make key vocabulary stand our by creating custom word lists or use some of the pre-made WordSift lists.
  • 22. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy
    Open a workspace and drag words from the cloud or images tagged to the key words from the cloud.
  • 23. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy
    Use the embedded Visual Thesaurus to illustrate the shades of meaning for key vocabulary.
  • 24. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy
    Clicking on the key words will produce an image search.
    The images can be dragged into the work space.
  • 25. Reinforcing Social Studies Literacy
    Review the key words used in sentences from the source text.
    Click on the sentences to see them in the context of the full text.
  • 26. DID YOU KNOW?
    DE streaming includes the entire Funk & Wagnalls encyclopedia series.
  • 27. Encyclopedia Articles
    Type a keyword or phrase
    Select Encyclopedia Article from the Media menu
  • 28. Encyclopedia Articles
  • 29. Getting the Point
    http://www.tagxedo.com/
  • 30. Find Main Ideas with Great Summary
    Paste the text of the DE streaming Encyclopedia Article
    Select the number of sentences to return
    Click Summarize!
    http://greatsummary.com/
  • 31. Find Main Ideas with Great Summary
  • 32. DID YOU KNOW?
    There are original songs in DE streaming on topics like the Bill of Rights, African history, geography, and the cold war.
  • 33. Get the Music
    Select song from the Media menu.
    Search.
    Then narrow By Subject.
  • 34. Sync It
    You can download the file as an MP3
  • 35. It’s More Than Just Listening
    1. Hand out or project the lyrics and read them out loud and discuss their meaning.
    2. Play the song for the students, multiple times, encouraging them to sing along.
    3. Use the student lyric guide in place of, or to supplement class notes.
    4. Allow students class time, in small groups,
    to “act” out a portion of the song.
    5. Film the student groups singing/acting
    out the song.
  • 36.
  • 37. DID YOU KNOW?
    The DE streaming library boasts dozens of books in the “Great Books” series.
  • 38. DE streaming “Great Books” Series
  • 39. DE streaming “Great Books” Series
    The Odyssey
    The Jungle
    All Quiet on the Western Front
    Heart of Darkness
    The Red Badge of Courage
    The Lord of the Flies
    Catch 22
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    The Scarlet Letter
    Walden
    The Prince
    The Great Gatsby
    Here are some of the titles in the Great Books series.
  • 40. DE streaming “Great Books” Series
    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.
  • 41. DE streaming “Great Books” Series
    Narrow your “Great Books” search results to display only the Quizzes.
  • 42. DE streaming “Great Books” Series
    No need to start from scratch – check out the quizzes already created for the Great Books series.
  • 43. DE streaming “Great Books” Series
    You can add questions or edit a copy of ours.
  • 44. DID YOU KNOW?
    The DE streaming Atlas can be used to reinforce social studies knowledge and skills.
  • 45. DE streaming Atlas
  • 46. DE streaming Atlas
    The Atlas will open in a media asset window.
  • 47. DE streaming Atlas
    Use the options in the Share tab to post Atlas online or share it with colleagues and students.
  • 48. DE streaming Atlas
    Access the supporting instructional materials through the Related Materials and More In This Series tabs.
  • 49. DE streaming Atlas
    Explore a country by selecting it from the pull-down menu or clicking it on the map.
  • 50. DE streaming Atlas
    The video segments are organizing thematically for each country.
    Culture
    Government
    History
    Natural World
  • 51. DE streaming Atlas
    Teachers can assign the Atlas to entire classes or individual students and can incorporate Atlas as a resources for Assignments, Writing Prompts, and Quizzes.
  • 52. DID YOU KNOW?
    DE streaming has hundreds of great primary sources.
  • 53. Searching For Primary Sources
    Use Advanced Search to filter for primary sources.
  • 54. Searching For Primary Sources
  • 55. Filtering for Primary Sources
    Filter a keyword search to include only Primary Sources.
  • 56. DID YOU KNOW?
    DE streaming has thousands of images that can be used to create digital stories, documentaries, and other multimedia instructional tools and learning artifacts.
  • 57. DE streaming Images
    Use the keyword search to find great primary source images.
    You can narrow your keyword searches to images by selecting Image from the Media menu.
  • 58. DE streaming Images
  • 59. DE streaming Images
    Narrow your search results by the core subjects within Social Studies.
  • 60. DE streaming Images
    Review the image description and access the citation information on the media asset page.
    Small = Word documents
    Medium = PowerPoint, video
    Large = Print, in-browser viewing
  • 61. DE streaming Images
    Clicking on the Large Preview will open the image in its own browser window/tab.
  • 62. DE streaming Images
    Viewing the image in a browser allows you to zoom in and view image details.
  • 63. DE streaming Images
    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.
    The URL will ask viewers to log into DE streaming before viewing.
  • 64. DE streaming Images
    The Image library also contains hundreds of political cartoons.
  • 65. Getting URLs for Citation
    Click on the Share tab and copy the link.
    Copy the image citation.
  • 66. DID YOU KNOW?
    DE streaming media can be incorporated into interactive Web 2.0 applications.
  • 67. DE streaming + Voicethread
    http://voicethread.com/about/k12/
    http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/voicethread
  • 68. DE streaming + VoiceThread
    You can upload images, audio, video, documents, and presentations to Voicethread.
    http://voicethread.com/share/621586/
  • 69. VoiceThread Account Options
    School accounts $1 per student
  • 70. Another Option (FREE)
  • 71. DE streaming + Glogster
    http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/glogster
    http://edu.glogster.com/
  • 72. http://edu.glogster.com/
    Glogster EDU Account Options
  • 73. DE streaming + Glogster
    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.
    * Can only be uploaded to private Glogs
    http://lindsaykhopkins.edu.glogster.com/Edgar-Allan-Poe/
  • 74. Go! Animate
    Upload DE streaming images and audio to Go! Animate to create fun instructional comics.
    http://goanimate.com/
  • 75. Go! Animate
    Import your own images and audio as well as selected media from DE streaming.
    Go! Animate’s tutorials are organized by Basic to Advanced.
    http://goanimate.com/howdoesitwork
  • 76. DE streaming + xTimeline
    http://xtimeline.com/
  • 77. DE streaming + xTimeline
    Timeline events can include text, images, video, and hyperlinks.
    They also have a space for citations.
  • 78. DE streaming + xTimeline
  • 79. DE streaming + xTimeline
    Events can include embeddable code, uploaded media, descriptions, and source citation.
  • 80. DID YOU KNOW?
    You can use DE streaming and Google Earth to create your own virtual field trip.
  • 81. Discovery Education + Google Earth
    You can build your own Google field trips infused with powerful multimedia from DE streaming and DE MediaShare.
  • 82. Adding Placemarks
    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.
    You can add content to your placemarks that include text, hyperlinks, and media.
  • 83. Linking to DE Media
    Clicking on the hyperlink will bring viewers to the media asset page in DE streaming.
    Note: Only DE streaming users will be able to log in and view the media.
  • 84. Linking to DE Media
    You can even link to the Discovery Atlas Interactive Map.
  • 85. Adding Images
  • 86. Adding Images
  • 87. Adding Images
    Click Add > Photo
    Paste the Image URL
  • 88. Adding Images
  • 89. Google Lit Trips are Google Earth tours that provide geographic context to works of literature.
    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.
    www.googlelittrips.org

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