In an amazing feat of webmaker collaborations, educators and youth from Global Action Project partnered with Emma Irwin @sunnydeveloper and others to bring their analog media history timeline into the digital age using Thimble AND Popcorn!
This prototype highlights significant events in history as they pertain to personal experiences and media. It’s part of a bigger effort to engage youth in NYC around charting the media’s role in political, economic, and social movements, a project for which they recently received funding from the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund in the New York Community Trust.
Here’s the team that made it happen:
And here’s more from Emma on how they approached their challenge.