Digital Projects for Humanities

Digital Projects for Humanities is a one-day Immersion Workshop that focuses on integrating technology as part of a humanities curriculum and exploring great resources to create a digital project for your class. Learn how students can collaborate with Google Documents to design newsletters, brochures, and HyperDocs. Discover the many ways to use Google Maps in humanities, to create webquests with Google Sites, and to incorporate Google Arts and Culture and Google Expeditions. Spend time exploring incredible resources for project-based learning. We will also work with a variety of useful sites for mind-mapping, storytelling, and timelining. Collaborate and create a project-based experience for your students.

Who should attend this session? Digital Projects is designed for history, literature, world language, and humanities teachers of middle and upper school students. Technology Integrators will also gain valuable ideas for creating projects and working with the teachers in their schools to make the most of these terrific resources.

Some topics included are below:

  • Project-based learning with Google Site including Webquests, student projects, class web pages, and collaborative learning

  • Literary and historical analysis with websites including Google Tour Builder, Google Maps, and the new Google Earth

  • Online tools for annotating and commenting on primary source documents, poetry and plays, and essays

  • Flipboard to curate a magazine of articles and primary source documents for your class

  • Google Tools for improving student writing, editing, and collaborating

  • Online resources for turning online videos into assessment tools

  • Options for book trailers, video and audio responses, and timelines

  • Great web resources for designing research projects



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