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Learning Through the 2008 National Convention. When Does History Happen?. Confluence of Historic Events 1908 Democratic National Convention 2008 Democratic National Convention Goals of When History Happens: Study the present Learn from a comparable past Chronicle the event for the future.
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Learning Through the 2008 National Convention
When Does History Happen? • Confluence of Historic Events • 1908 Democratic National Convention • 2008 Democratic National Convention • Goals of When History Happens: • Study the present • Learn from a comparable past • Chronicle the event for the future
WHH Consortium • BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research) • Council on 21st Century Learning: • Colorado State Library • Denver Newspaper Agency: Educational Services Department • Teaching with Primary Sources – Colorado
Learning From the Past • Revisit events of the past • Perspective in the present • Resources: • Library of Congress – American Memory • Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection • Professional Development • Using Primary Sources in the Classroom • Workshops throughout the State
Learning From the Present • Involved with Current Events • Electronic newspaper • Rocky Mountain News/Denver Post • Coverage Inside Convention • Students and Teachers • Blogging/Emails/Text Messages to Participants • Special Convention Coverage • YourHub.com • NextGen • Special Print Additions
How to Participate • WHH – Teaching with Primary Sources Workshops • Throughout June and July • Onsite and Online • WHH Summer Conference • July 30th – August 1st • Day 1 – Preconference – Technology Training • Day 2 and 3 – Develop Learning Activities • WhenHistoryHappens.org • Primary Sources • Convention-related instructional materials
Participation Options • WHH-Witness • Essential questions and information via email or text • Resources from WhenHistoryHappens.org
Participation Options • WHH- Explorer • Witness Level + • Training and resources to design learning experiences • Participate in online discussions (blogs, wikis …) • YourHub • NextGen • WhenHistoryHappens.org
Participation Options • WHH- Builder • Explorer Level + • Create Wikis, Blogs… • WHH Second Life
Inquiring Minds Want to Know… • Who can Participate? • All Colorado Educators • Options will be available for those outside of Colorado
Inquiring Minds Want to Know… • Training Available? • Free TPS-Colorado Workshops • WhenHistoryHappens.org: • Information • Schedules • How to Register • I’ve taken the TPS-Co Workshops – Now What? • Ready to Go! • When History Happens Conference • July 30 – Aug. 1st
When History Happens Conference • July 30th (Day 1) • Preconference Workshops • Blogging • Wikis • Mobile Devices • Post-News E-Newspapers • Nextgen/YourHub • Many More • July 31st and Aug. 1st • Developing Convention Related Learning Materials
Images of women in 1908 Presented by: Dr. Laura McCall Professor of History and Honors Faculty Department of History email@example.com
The Denver Post& Rocky Mountain News Electronic Replica Editions
It’s easy to find the stories and ads you want. Click on the corner to turn the pages one by one
Or use the Table of Contents to choose an article Choose a section of the newspaper and a list of articles is displayed. Choose an article and a brief summary appears.
You can also search for a specific topic. • You can search either articles or ads – today’s issue only or the past 30 days.
Access a full month of the newspaper. • Pick the day that you would like to read.
Print or E-mail Articles • Click on any article or photo to enlarge it. • E-mail and print options are in the Article menu. • Article prints with newspaper name, date, section and page number.
www.YourHub.com/NextGen • Youth Reporters will be posting their stories, blogs, photos here • Your students, ages 8 - 14 may also participate with parental permission.
More Information and Resources at: http://www.whenhistoryhappens.org