Tag Archives: history

German History Audio Books (in German)

I recently came across a post on The Linguist on Language blog and the post contained a list of resources on German History audio books that are in German. If you want to brush up on Germany’s history as well … Continue reading

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Google SketchUp and History

I recently found this article about using Google SketchUp (free) in conjunction with a high school history class in Vermont. Students are learning local history by building 3D models of buildings in  their community using SketchUp. Since they are getting … Continue reading

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View Historical Imagery in Google Earth

Google Earth (version 5) allows for you to view  historical images over a period time for certain places. Some places allow for you to view images from World War II and compare the area before and after an attack on … Continue reading

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World War I and Second Life

You are now able to experience and be immersed into the environment of World War I in Second Life thanks to the First World War Poetry Digital Archive and the Learning Technologies Group at Oxford University (funded by JISC). The … Continue reading

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The Bayeux Tapestry Animated- History in Motion

I recently came across this YouTube video that animated the actual Bayeux Tapestry. The Bayeux Tapestry depicts the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. It’s a very pivotal point in England’s history. The Bayeux Tapestry currently resides in France. To … Continue reading

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