Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Thinking in Mind

Any day you find a new blogger focusing on history and digital media is a great day. So yesterday was a lot of fun unpacking Thinking in Mind, a history and digital media blog from Neil Stephenson. Neil is a grade 6 and 7 teacher in Calgary, Alberta.

It's wonderful to have a Canadian example of the great work that can be done with History and new media. Please take a look at the Cigar Box Project his students are working on which sounds like lots of fun. I also really liked this program Glogster. You can find Neil's assignment for using it to create historical timelines.

Really fun work and enjoyed learning about these projects a lot. I've added Thinking in Mind to my blog roll and the famous history teachers who blog section.


Neil Stephenson said...

Joel, thanks for the post and the kind words. It's always great to connect with other history teachers, particularly Canadian ones. Thanks for all the sharing you do as well - I appreciate the ideas you bring forward.

Shauna Pollock said...

Hi Joel,

I just found you through Neil Stephenson's blog and I wanted to direct you to a blog project I did with over 100 students last year. We unfortunately had to stop prematurely due to computer lab bookings, but we had a blast and found TONS of great Canadian History resources.

Please feel free to check things out - start at my blog which links to my students'. http://www.historypollock.blogspot.com

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