British Pathé was one of the leading producers of newsreels and documentaries during the 20th century. The company, now an archive, is turning over its entire collection—more than 85,000 historical films—to YouTube.
Traditionally tools that aid text selection have focused on quantitative and qualitative measures, such as complexity, word and sentence length, cohesion, language features, and knowledge demands. However, these tools do not include diversity and representation, critical literacy, or reader and task as part of the selection criteria. Teaching Tolerance has developed Reading Diversity, a unique model to make it easier for teachers to include diverse voices in K–12 classrooms. This model promotes a multidimensional approach to text selection that prioritizes critical literacy, cultural responsiveness, and complexity.
The Museum of London has joined forces with TV channel HISTORY to develop Streetmuseum: Londinium, a freeiOS app that directs students to locations from Roman London where they can “excavate” finds, using their fingers to dig and gradually reveal ancient artifacts where they were originally found.