I am currently doing one-to-one interviews with teachers and welcome participation! Continue reading “Collecting learning stories”
The first publication of my dissertation is out.
The article “A long way? Introducing digitized historical newspapers in school” presents a case study examining how an upper-secondary class used the Finnish National Library’s digital collections of historical newspapers. Continue reading “Article: A long way? Introducing digitized historical newspapers in school”
This is the last post of a series dedicated to historic newspapers. Here, I offer a three-step guide to find more relevant content and make the most of using historic newspaper databases. Continue reading “Good practices for the historic newspaper reader”
This is the first of three posts, dedicated to understanding better digitised historic newspapers. This post offers an introduction to digitised newspapers, as a hybrid between two more familiar objects: printed newspapers and online news sites. Continue reading “Reading digitised historic newspapers: finding stories on the printed page”
This series of three posts is dedicated to better understanding and finding relevant information on digital portals for historic newspapers. This guide is aimed for educators, students and occasional readers of historic newspapers, especially those who feel unfamiliar navigating web portals giving access to this kind of historic documents. Continue reading “Digitised historic newspapers in three chapters”
In this post I convey some thoughts about innovation and change in the field I am researching. What is the motor of change in schools, what changes are actually happening and who are the agents that influence or introduce change. Continue reading “Understanding agents in school: economy and education policy”
I had two conversations with two history teachers lately. It was specially interesting for me, because both warned me before our conversation that they were traditional in their teaching methods. Regardless of their use of digital resources, I want to know how teachers communicate history to their students. Especially when they have 20 or more of years experience teaching, I could see that they had developed a formula that works both for them and their students. Continue reading “Story 3: Political history for beginners”