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Love of the Link: The National World War 2 Museum

Love of the Link” is a new 2019 feature that spotlights a powerhouse website with at least three interactive features:

  1. Timely Content
  2. {Free} Resources for Educators
  3. Research-based best practice focus

Although “Love of the Link” is a new feature to this blog, the resources may be tried-and-true, legacy portals online.


The National World War 2 Museum operates from a busy center in downtown New Orleans. It is a living memorial, research, and education center. With both onsite and online resources,  National World War 2 Museum preserves, honors, and educates visitors about World War 11. With the upcoming 75th anniversary of D-Day, the  National World War 2 Museum is worth a day trip, field trip, or virtual visit.

The National World War 2 Museum has a rich and engaging online library of curated resources for Educators and Students.

Especially noteworthy are the Primary Source collection Research Starters. Also students and educators can investigate Webinars that include upcoming and archived selections. Check out  “See You Next Year: High School Yearbooks from WWII which showcases the pages of a high school yearbook from the 1940s, students today can catch a glimpse of what their counterparts were doing on the Home Front and how the war impacted their daily lives, especially for those preparing to graduate. Click this link to view the archived version of the Webinar.

Many other webinars and videos enrich and enliven the history of the greatest generation who fought in World War II.

 

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Love of the Link: iNACOL

Love of the Link” is a new 2019 feature that spotlights a powerhouse website with at least three interactive features:

  1. Timely Content
  2. {Free} Resources for Educators
  3. Research-based best practice focus

Although “Love of the Link” is a new feature to this blog, the resources may be tried-and-true, legacy portals online.


 

June’s “Love of the Link” resource is the digital legacy portal, iNACOL. iNACOL is known for their yearly conferences that help educators activate best practices with resources, ideas, and integrative approaches. Be sure to download the new whitepaper on iNACOL National Standards for Quality Online Teaching (v2)

 


 

 

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Love of the Link: Amazon Collaborative Wishlists

Love of the Link” is a new 2019 feature that spotlights a powerhouse website with at least three interactive features:

  1. Timely Content
  2. {Free} Resources for Educators
  3. Research-based best practice focus

Although “Love of the Link” is a new feature to this blog, the resources may be tried-and-true, legacy portals online.


This month’s Love of the Link addresses a feature on a website you probably visit everyday.

Well, at least 6566767 million people visit everyday. Did you know that you can set up collaborative Wishlists on the Amazon website? Amazon began these little digital gems in summer, 2018.

Collaborative Wishlists offer a group planning feature for educational teams, schools, school activities, sports teams gear, and district grant offices. With personalized Wishlists any invited group member can save a product (i.e. ergonomic chair) or classroom resource (i.e. STEAM Education book). Lists can be designated as “Public” or “Private.”

How To’s at this short video: https://youtu.be/Q89CuUXutHA


Steps to make a Collaborative List:
1. Hover over ‘Accounts & Lists’ near the right corner of the screen on a desktop. T
2. Next, select ‘Your Lists’ and create a Shopping List, Wish List, or Idea List.
3. Invite Users who can immediately view the list it if they’re already signed into an Amazon account.
4. If Users are not signed in to Amazon, they will be prompted to sign in or create an account.T
5. To add others to a list, click the Invite button.
6. Alternately, Users can either copy the link or send it to others using email, text message and apps like Facebook or Twitter.

 


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