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Intersection Between Science and History

Guest blog contributed by Kim McQuillen, M.F.A., US History I and Forensics teacher at Stonewall Jackson Middle School (SJMS) Students at Stonewall Jackson Middle School in Hanover County are harnessing 3-D technology to print reproductions of artifacts during history class. Their teacher, Kim McQuillen, was inspired to create a lesson around this trend after meeting Dr. Bernard … Continue reading

Veterans Day and Virtual Curation

by Bernard K. Means The Virtual Curation Laboratory has been working to help tell the stories of and by American women and men who fought in various wars, especially World Wars I and II. This effort really began with Jim Triesler in November 2013 when he was a history teacher at Clover Hill High School. … Continue reading

All Things Tactile: Innovation Drives Inclusion

By Bernard K. Means Tuesday, October 23, 2017, I had the privilege to join a panel at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. My fellow panel members and I talked about ways of increasing or enhancing access for the visually impaired and the blind to the world around us using various techniques focusing on … Continue reading