Session: History and the Art of Mobile Learning with Primary Source Materials
BOULDER, Colo., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — 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.
Michigan Historical Center partners with History Spots to create ‘Story of Where’ history mobile app
The Michigan Historical Center (MHC) has partnered with History Spots, the creators of the Story of Where mobile app, to publish and promote Michigan’s cultural and natural history on smartphones and tablets. The Story of Where contains an existing library of more than 90,000 historically significant, geo-located heritage sites across North America and will include more than 3,000 Michigan state-recognized sites and trails.
The Story of Where is available on the Apple App Store for $3.99.
This new partnership will double the amount of Michigan-related content available to Story of Where users and will provide a venue for the MHC to include more technology in its outreach to Michigan residents and visitors. There is no cost to the MHC to participate with the Story of Where app. The inclusion of the MHC heritage library will bring more than 6,000 Michigan-recognized sites to the app, including lighthouses, architecturally significant buildings, shipwrecks, underwater preserves, Michigan Historical Markers, heritage trails and historic places.
Relationship Brings Unique Content and Partnership to Story of Where History App
BOULDER, Colo., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — History Spots, creator of the Story of Where™ mobile history app, has partnered with the Michigan Historical Center to publish and promote Michigan’s unique cultural and natural history on smartphones and tablets. Story of Where contains an existing library of over 90,000 historically significant, geo-located heritage sites across North America, and will include over 3,000 Michigan state recognized sites and trails. The partnership will enable the Michigan Historical Center to extend its heritage library content onto the mobile web, providing a richer historical experience to Story of Where users by more than doubling the sites and content for Michigan within the app. With this addition, Story of Where will provide access to over 6,000 Michigan recognized sites including lighthouses, architecturally significant buildings, shipwrecks, underwater preserves, Michigan Historical Markers, heritage trails and historic places throughout the state.