Use libraries/media centers to access media sources. 0501.7.4
Links verified on 9/11/2014
- The American Memory Collection - American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.
- American Rhetoric - Database of and index to 5000+ full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events
- ArKive - Images of Life on Earth - audio-visual records of the world's animals, plants and fungi [still images and streaming video available]
- Audio Broadcasts and Podcasts: Oral Storytelling and Dramatization - Each listener creates mental images to accompany the words and sounds that are broadcast, allowing these broadcasts to create a one-to-one connection that no other medium can match. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Capturing A Moment In Time - explore imagery poetry through the use of a digital camera. Students think of a moment in time important to them, take a picture that represents it, and write a poem about it.
- Catching Up With The Kids - moving school libraries into the new media era
- Children Around the World - students will choose and research a country to find interesting information to present to the class [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Creating a Multimedia Presentation - Follow the steps to make your multimedia presentation
- Creating a Power Presentation - handout; many ideas with scaffolding along the way to help students complete a project.
- EASE History (created by a group at Michigan State University) - Through the prism of US presidential campaign ads, users can better understand the complexities of campaign issues and their historical context by looking at historical events, and explore the meanings of core values by examining how these values have been applied in both historical events and campaign ads.
- Educating Students to Think - the role of the school library media program
- Graphics and Multimedia - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms
- The Impact of School Library Media Centers on Academic Achievement - [11 pages] scholarly report
- Isaac Newton - explore the life of Isaac Newton. Students use reference books and the Internet to investigate Newton's life. Following group discussion and individual research, students create a slide of an aspect of Isaac Newton's life
- Junglewalk - Animal videos, sounds and images.
- LearnOutLoud - "Free audio books, lectures, speeches, sermons, interviews, and many other great free audio and video resources. Most audio titles can be downloaded in digital formats such as MP3 and most video titles are available to stream online."
- Moving Image Archive - Free movies; a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.
- National Geographic Photography Database - ten different categories of many excellent photographs
- Nature Video Database - streaming video available from PBS
- Pics4Learning - a categorized list of photos found in the Pics4Learning photographic library collection.
- Picturing Parts of Speech - use digital cameras to take pictures which illustrate various parts of speech, then insert the pictures into a digital slide show presentation and write sentences about the pictures
- Producing a Video - nine page handout; many ideas with scaffolding along the way to help students complete a project.
- Strategies of Thinking Visually: Being First, Doing Second - five strategies of thinking visually
- Ten Tips for PowerPoint Slide Shows - create and deliver visual aids that complement and reinforce your message.
- Twelve Tips for Creating a Better PowerPoint Slide Show - produced by the Communications & Information Technology department at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
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