Time Travel with CGI

Doing history is more than just memorizing names and dates. You can do history from any platform, even from animation. 10 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS FOR DOING HISTORY This Computer Graphics team has turned old photos from 1931 New York into an amazing time-machine. Enjoy. For more details on the project, CLICK on the time-travel machine below.

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1290 Days

What would you do if you knew you only had 7 years left to live? What would you do if you knew the world had only 7 years left? I am not Chicken Little. I shy away from any kind of “end times” prophecy like I would the Tar Baby. A few months ago, and […]

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Mysterious Family

This Istrian stone monolith was found in 1588, near Ravenna as a part of the city wall.  It is from the mid-first century. You have a family–a woman with her arm around a man (her husband?) and a sleeping/deceased girl-child in her arms. Underneath the man and woman are two young men and under them a third boy. On the […]

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John Gerstner and the Reasoning Mind

When I get to heaven, one of the big things on my list is to find John Gerstner. What a jewel. I just want to meet him. I was introduced to him last year through a Ligonier video series he did in the 90’s called Handout Apologetics. The kids and I just finished watching the […]

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10 Elements for Teaching History 1

1.  Make it Meaningful Meaningful is More than Fun We all love chocolate. We also all love a Thanksgiving Feast.  And which of those do we appreciate more? Of course Thanksgiving is more meaningful.  While chocolate is a quick fix, we are not satisfied for long. But after a good Thanksgiving meal we sit back, put […]

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10 Elements for Teaching History 10

10. Presentation Resources The method of presenting post-debate historical theses is as varied as the imagination.  Here are some suggestions. I) Prezi.com Prezi is a visually-stimulating slideshow/animation that keeps the interest of the audience. When my students use prezi, they are required to have every primary source text in red, and each slide labelled with […]

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