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Workshop lost places lviv

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8th international Trans.History seminar on “Civil Society, Social Media and Jewish History in Ukraine in the 20th Century” will take place in Lviv from April 3 – 5, 2018

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Workshop lost places lviv

  1. 1. Find the Lost History: Learning With Digital Tools Civil Society, digital storytelling & 20th Century Jewish History in Ukraine. Lviv, April 3-5, 2018 Daniel Bernsen Twitter: @eisenmed Blog: geschichtsunterricht.wordpress.com © Virtual Shtetl
  2. 2. Geocaching for history learning  Discovering local/regional history  Promoting active learning & creativity  Working in groups  Leaving the classroom for an outdoor activity  Learning how to use digital tools & methodological skills: researching, writing, publishing  Facilitating cross-curricular teaching & learning: history & geography (GPS, maps etc.) at the same time
  3. 3. Examples: geocaching & history
  4. 4. Examples: geocaching & history https://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC3N9A3_citadel
  5. 5. Examples: geocaching & history https://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC3N9A3_citadel
  6. 6. Examples: geocaching & history https://www.opencaching.de/viewcache.php?cacheid=165288 YouTube Channel: FlippedHistory
  7. 7. Geocache types  For history learning most important are 3 types:  Traditional cache  a hidden box at given coordinates  Mystery / puzzle cache  discover information or solve a puzzle to find the cache  Multi-Cache  multiple discoveries of one or more intermediate points containing the coordinates for the next stage
  8. 8. Practical aspects What‘s your aim using Geocaching: Starting a new topic? Motivating students? Acquiring skills? Creating a new learning product? Or other? Is there already a cache on this topic in your school town? Are there topic-related places in your region? Is there enough information available (online or in a library)? What kind of cache do you want to use (tradi, mystery, multi)? What size (micro, small, regular?) And why? And (maybe) most importantly: Who do you expect to search the cache (your students? Other students? General public?)
  9. 9. Technical aspects  Get the geo data for your cache:  → very easy: Google Earth (app or web browser)  Welche Geräte werden genutzt?  Choose your devices (smartphones or GPS devices)  Respect the general geocaching guidelines  https://www.geocaching.com/play/guidelines  Publishing the cache or not publishing? (If you decide to publish the cache, who takes care of it on the long run?)
  10. 10. Alternatives  event-cache  photo-rallye  digital maps  paper puzzle tour  google street view Abcd Hji  i
  11. 11. Puzzle categories For example:  Multiple choice  Open questions (without possible answers)  Math problems  Find the place  Using codes  Word puzzles (e.g. crosswords)
  12. 12. Multiple choice example
  13. 13. Open questions example
  14. 14. Math problems example
  15. 15. Find the place example
  16. 16. Using codes example
  17. 17. Creating puzzles: now it‘s up to you Group 1: Choose one of the trans.history films and create puzzles for students about it: http://trans-history.org/films/ Group 3: Search for photos of the center of old Lviv & create a Puzzle photo-rallye: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ https://www.flickr.com/commons Group 2: Choose a town you know, use Google Maps or Street View and create puzzle about the history of the place.

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