Web 2.0 Tool of the Week: History Pin

History PinHistory Pin is a unique Web 2.o tool that lets you embed historic photos on maps and tell a story. Explore the map, add your photos, and tell a story! This unique tool allows you to compare a historic photo of a place to what it looks like now. History Pin is currently seeking historic Civil Rights photos to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech. This website is a great way to have students compare and contrast a place based on different time periods. The maps also include timelines to add to historic and geographic perspective.

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