2013 Presidential Timeline Summer Teacher Institute

 

Understanding the Vietnam War: Historical Thinking, Digital
Archives, and Web-based Tools for the Social Studies Classroom

 

June 27-30, 2013

 

Follow the link below to access Dr. Herring’s readings and audio/video links for his talks during the institute:

http://www.edb.utexas.edu/visionawards/ptl/sti2013/FordInstituteHerringReadings.htm

 

 

Dr. Salinas’ Sessions with PowerPoints and Technology Resources:

 

Š       Session 1: How do we like to teach the Vietnam War in US History?

o   Download PowerPoint here: http://www.edb.utexas.edu/visionawards/ptl/sti2013/WhatDoWeTeach2013FordSTI.ppt

 

o   Prezi (online presentation tool):

§  http://prezi.com

 

Š       Session 2: The practice of historical thinking, parts 1 & 2

o   Download PowerPoint here: http://www.edb.utexas.edu/visionawards/ptl/sti2013/HTwithVoicethread2013FordSTI.ppt

 

o   Voicethread (have conversations around digital media)

§  http://voicethread.com

o   Vietnam War Editorial Cartoons for making Voicethreads (click to download)

§  LBJ on Vietnam escalator: http://www.edb.utexas.edu/visionawards/ptl/sti2013/vietnameditorial1.jpg

§  The strategists: http://www.edb.utexas.edu/visionawards/ptl/sti2013/vietnameditorial2.jpg

§  LBJ and Vietnam woman: http://www.edb.utexas.edu/visionawards/ptl/sti2013/vietnameditorial3.gif

 

Š       Session 3: Intertextual maneuvering between primary sources

o   Download PowerPoint here: http://www.edb.utexas.edu/visionawards/ptl/sti2013/HTFakeBook2013FordSTI.ppt

 

o   Wordle (for making word clouds from text)

§  http://wordle.net

o   Classtools.net (online applications for making fakebook walls, SMS interactions, QR reader scavenger hunts, etc)

§  http://classtools.net

 

Š       Session 4: What are we looking for in a historical thinking student performance task?

o   Download PowerPoint here: http://www.edb.utexas.edu/visionawards/ptl/sti2013/FinalProduct2013FordSTI.ppt

 

o   BigHugeLabs.com (online applications for making magazine covers, motivational posters, and much more)

§  http://bighugelabs.com

o   Weebly (website creation tool)

o   http://weebly.com

 

 

Weebly Sites from Institute Participants:

 

Chris & Dan: 

www.lessonsfromvietnam.weebly.com

 

Molly & Shannon:

www.hollywoodpicofvietnamaccurate.weebly.com

 

John:

www.vietraquistan.weebly.com

 

Megan & Kathleen:

www.berrygilbert.weebly.com

 

Glenn: 

http://babyliftdbq.wordpress.com/

 

Colleen & Brenda:

www.brendajones.weebly.com

 

Abram & Kelly:

http://tinyurl.com/fordvietnamlegacy

 

Lynn & Dave:

www.protestinunitedstates.weebly.com

 

Jermain:

www.corbinmylai.weebly.com

 

Kim & Clare:

(coming soon…)