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Accession 14-257

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access.

Website Records, 2014

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access.
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2014
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Collection: Accession 14-257
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of five websites maintained by the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access. The main "Smithsonian Education" website, crawled June 20, 2014, provides lesson plans and field trip preparation materials for teachers; online activities for students; and guides and activities for families visiting the museums. The "Smithsonian Source: Resources for Teaching American History" website, crawled June 17, 2014, provides lesson plans and primary sources related to a variety of topics in American history. The "Smithsonian Education Online Conference Series" website, crawled June 23, 2014, provides access to online conferences organized by education offices throughout the Smithsonian Institution. Each conference generally includes a description and information on presenters. Due to technical issues, this accession does not include conference videos. The "Shout: Explore, Connect, Act" online conference series website was crawled on June 23, 2014. The website provides information about the series, which focused on environmental issues, and provides links to related programs and volunteer opportunities. Due to technical issues, this accession does not include conference videos. The "Smithsonian Quests: Digital Badging for the Classroom and Beyond" website was crawled on June 23, 2014. The website provides information about its program to inspire students to explore their own ideas and interests online, in school, at home and across the nation while connecting with other students and earning digital badges. Materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of five websites maintained by the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access.

The main "Smithsonian Education" website, crawled June 20, 2014, provides lesson plans and field trip preparation materials for teachers; online activities for students; and guides and activities for families visiting the museums.

The "Smithsonian Source: Resources for Teaching American History" website, crawled June 17, 2014, provides lesson plans and primary sources related to a variety of topics in American history.

The "Smithsonian Education Online Conference Series" website, crawled June 23, 2014, provides access to online conferences organized by education offices throughout the Smithsonian Institution. Each conference generally includes a description and information on presenters. Due to technical issues, this accession does not include conference videos.

The "Shout: Explore, Connect, Act" online conference series website was crawled on June 23, 2014. The website provides information about the series, which focused on environmental issues, and provides links to related programs and volunteer opportunities. Due to technical issues, this accession does not include conference videos.

The "Smithsonian Quests: Digital Badging for the Classroom and Beyond" website was crawled on June 23, 2014. The website provides information about its program to inspire students to explore their own ideas and interests online, in school, at home and across the nation while connecting with other students and earning digital badges.

Materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-257, Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access., Website Records

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Electronic Records

"Smithsonian Education" website, crawled June 20, 2014

Electronic Records

"Smithsonian Source: Resources for Teaching American History" website, crawled June 17, 2014

Electronic Records

"Smithsonian Education Online Conference Series" website, crawled June 23, 2014

Electronic Records

"Shout: Explore, Connect, Act" online conference series website, crawled June 23, 2014

Electronic Records

"Smithsonian Quests: Digital Badging for the Classroom and Beyond" website, crawled June 23, 2014

Electronic Records