Tag Archives: digital tools

Poster Session at the History of Ed

At the beginning of the year I was asked to participate in a poster session for the History of Education Society’s Annual Meeting. I have done a few things with maps, so I was asked to share resources and ideas for using maps with teaching history. Not too many people came by, so I only […]

Weekly Tips, Tricks, Gadgets and Goodies #5

Well, so much for doing this weekly. But here’s another go at it! For making some pretty snazy presentations, or graphical representations of data, you can use http://prezi.com/ From their site: “With the help of Prezi you can create maps of texts, images, videos, PDFs, drawings and present in a nonlinear way. Move beyond the […]

Finished 1989 Flash Map

I had to dig this out of the depths of my computer today, and a quick search showed that I never posted the final version. So here it is in all it’s glory. 1989 Events [kml_flashembed fversion=”8.0.0″ movie=”http://chnm.gmu.edu/staff/ammon/1989/1989events.swf” targetclass=”flashmovie” publishmethod=”static” width=”540″ height=”360″] [/kml_flashembed]

Zotero's code_swarm

I finally figured it all out, and got a working version of Zotero’s development on trunk for the past year in code_swarm. Next, I need to find or make some cool electronic music to play while watching it. [vimeo 2117995]

Weekly Tips, Tricks, Gadgets and Goodies #2

So, here it is. The second week of TTGG. I found a bunch of things this week. Enjoy! Goodies #1: There’s a lot of hype lately about Twitter. Don’t understand it? Here’s a video that explains it in plain English. [Google Video] It still seems a little tooooo much for me. I don’t want to […]