History Spots Presents at the 2015 NCHE Conference


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BOULDER, Colo., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — History Spots, creator of the Story of Where® mobile history app, is presenting at the 2015 National Council for History Education (NCHE) conference. Representatives of History Spots will be presenting on the topic – History and the Art of Mobile Learning with Primary Source Materials.

Presenting Story of Where at this years’ NCHE conference in St. Augustine, Florida, History Spots is looking to education technologist, teachers and history education influencers to help shape Story of Where into a fun and social educational tool. By assisting educators and inspiring students, History Spots’ Story of Where with more than 100,000 curated sites, is serving as a foundational history content platform for information discovery and place-based learning.

Most recently, through a partnership with the Michigan Historical Center, History Spots has been working with NOAA and the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS) documenting shipwrecks in the Great Lakes in the Story of Where mobile app. “These partnerships are key to evolve our content platform and ultimately to our long term success,” said Tom Bender, History Spots’ Founder and CEO. “Our ability to innovate new education focused products and provide new learning opportunities in the mobile marketplace is attractive to our customers, partners, and investors. We’re thrilled to be working alongside professional historians and archivists, bringing critical authenticity and enthusiasm to our product.” TBNMS has been a priority under the Obama administration as the area expanded from 448 to 4,300 square miles this past year and History Spots is excited to introduce this content to bolster Michigan’s rich maritime history.

“Story of Where is incredibly informative, user-friendly, and a must have application for the history lover, the explorer, and the curious. Never before has history been so easily accessible.”, says Phil Hartmeyer, Maritime Archaeologist with Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

The Michigan Historical Center, which co-manages the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and History Spots continue to work together to promote Story of Where and Michigan’s rich cultural and natural history to improve heritage awareness, increase tourism and help preserve historical places to educate and inspire future generations.

About History Spots, Inc.

History Spots, Inc. is a mobile learning company founded with a mission to promote, protect and preserve cultural and natural heritage. The Story of Where mobile app serves as personal heritage guide connecting people to their history, supporting learning through experience and bringing history to life.

Visit History Spots, Inc. at storyofwhere.com

About Michigan Historical Center

The Michigan Historical Center is part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Its museum and archival programs help people discover, enjoy and find inspiration in their heritage. It includes the Michigan Historical Museum, 10 regional museums, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve, the Michigan Historical Marker program, and the Archives of Michigan.

Visit Michigan Historical Center at www.michigan.gov/michiganhistory

SOURCE

History Spots, Inc., Tom Bender, tom.bender@storyofwhere.com, +1-720-263-2349

RELATED LINKS

http://storyofwhere.com

http://storyofwhere.com/app

http://thunderbay.noaa.gov

http://www.michigan.gov/michiganhistory

http://www.nche.net/

Media Contact: Thomas Bender, History Spots, Inc., 720-289-2923,tom.bender@historyspots.com

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