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'Retronauting': why we can't stop sharing old photographs

'Retronauting': why we can't stop sharing old photographs | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Jonathan Jones: Vintage pictures shared online by accounts such as Retronaut, HistoryInPix and IndiaHistoryPic capture moments gone for ever, but as vividly as the here-and-now. It's a heady mix of nostalgia and history
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This post contains some twitter profiles to follow if you are interested in vintage photographs. There are some amazing snaps that really give an insight into the strange world of the past.

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11 of the Most Influential Infographics of the 19th-Century...

11 of the Most Influential Infographics of the 19th-Century... | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
We live in a world steeped in graphic information. From Google Maps and GIS to the proliferation of infographics and animated maps, visual data surrounds us.

While we may think of infographics as a relatively recent development to make sense of the immense amount of data available on the Web, they actually are rooted in the 19th century.

Two major developments led to a breakthrough in infographics: advances in lithography and chromolithography, which made it possible to experiment with different types of visual representations, and the availability of vast amounts of data, including from the American Census as well as natural scientists, who faced heaps of information about the natural world, such as daily readings of wind, rainfall, and temperature spanning decades.

But such data was really only useful to the extent that it could be rendered in visual form. And this is why innovation in cartography and graphic visualization mattered so greatly...


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ACPratas's LiveBinder Shelf

ACPratas's LiveBinder Shelf | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Binders with interactive activities, tools, & platforms


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Jovi Buendia's curator insight, March 7, 9:54 AM

Some great resources 

Kaylin Burleson's curator insight, May 2, 10:55 AM

Always on the look out for great resources.   Thanks.  

Georgette's curator insight, May 21, 5:40 AM

The great thing about LiveBinders is all of the wonderful resources you can find when you create an account!  LiveBinders can be searched by subject or grade or topic!

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The Promises of Ed. Technology Ads

The Promises of Ed. Technology Ads | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
An online slideshow offers a visual tour of the school technology products and pitches that educators have seen since the 1950s.
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Promises  about the correlation between  technology and improved educational benefits are nothing new.

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A History of Educational Technology - Infographic

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Google World Wonders Project

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From the archaeological areas of Pompeii to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Google’s World Wonders Project aims to bring to life the wonders of the modern and ancient world.
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