Blog Archives

Layers and Fusion Tables: the future of historical research?

Chris Bunin boldly led us into the world of GIS yesterday, and he has provided a number of documents to help you make the technology a part of your teaching. Overview: This document includes links and basic details regarding ArcGIS

Posted in Discussion, Mapping

Teacher’s Tour of Gettysburg

Take a teacher’s tour of Gettysburg as Matt guides you through the battle’s turning points, illustrating some of its most significant personalities and acts of heroism while sketching the bigger picture of the Gettysburg Campaign.

Posted in Digital Storytelling, Discussion, Mapping

Visualizing Emancipation

We’re so glad that Rob Nelson and Scott Nesbit could join us today to offer an introduction to Visualizing Emancipation. ┬áMake sure to explore the site — and start imagining how you could use it with your students. ┬áThe worksheet

Posted in Discussion, Mapping

Loud and clear: checking your audio setup on WebEx

If you have encountered trouble in using your microphone over the last two days, or you’re concerned about attempting to use it for fear that others have run into problems, here are a few simple checks you can complete that

Posted in Discussion
House Divided Project

Course Professor
Matthew Pinsker:
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA 17013

Course Producer
Lance Warren:
Gilder Lehrman Institute
New York, NY 10036