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Welcome to Discourse
Tips for running Historypin activites
Historypin members around the world run activities with their communities. Share your top tips for using Historypin with groups of local people - anything from advertising your events to dealing with tech glitches. Or post your challenge and ask for advice.
Great Local Historypin Projects
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How do I delete a collection or items in a collection?
Can I hide a collection while it is in progress?
How do I change the photograph that has been pinned?
Historypin in the classroom
This category is for discussing how educators are using Historypin with their students, from 10 year-olds to grad students, to connect with their community to discover, document, and engage with local history.
Tips for teachers using Historypin in the classroom
Using Historypin Activity Sheets in your classroom
Involving Community Partners in school projects
Historypin with retirement communities
Many members have used Historypin as part of inter-generational projects, activities in retirement communities, and story-gathering in care homes. Ask questions and share your experiences here.
Techniques for talking to relatives
A method for running a story collection programme with seniors
Gathering oral histories from seniors and using the Historypin Tour to tell their story
First World War
The Two Australian submarines of World War 1 AE1 & AE2
List of conscientious objectors
Discussion about this site, its organization, and how it works.
Useful Discourse features
Historypin Collections are groups of pins put together by Historypin members gathering pins about a place, theme or event. This category is where you can find collections that are being discussed and join the conversation.
Memories of live music in Merthyr: Best Venues
Popular Music Making in Merthyr Tydfil
Historypin members do research all around the world about places that matter to them. This category is a great place to tell everyone what you're up to and ask for help.