Smithsonian goes mobile

Smithsonian brings history to life


Smithsonian Channel logoThe Smithsonian Institute opens another museum near you! It's called the Smithsonian Channel and you can put it your purse, pocket, or backpack and take it with you! 

View full-length features and shorts on your iPad, iPhone, or Android mobile device. The podcasts cover  a wide range of fascinating topics. Learn about the WPA Authors. Discover the real story behind the film The Silence of the Lambs.  Explore the science of DNA profiling. Learn about the price cheetahs pay for speed. Discover the truth behind the sinking of the Titanic. These are just a small sample of the things you can learn watch the Smithsonian on your iPhone. And it's free!

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The Smithsonian Institute continues it's traditiion of innovation by expanding educational services to mobile devices signaling the arrival of a paradigm shift in teaching and learning called Mobile Learning.

You can learn how to provide mobile learning experiences for your students at the free Mobile Learning MOOC facilitated by Dr. Nellie Deutsch and yours truly. This 16-part webinar series meets online each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:00AM CST beginning on Monday, July 16, 2012 and ending Monday, August 20, 2012. Each session will be recorded for later viewing.



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