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Ambitious Online History Education Website in the Works

Online History Education Website in the Works

A new online history education website is planning to cover all the events in history. Created by documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, "Chronoscribe" will look like a virtual globe, and users will be able to access it much as they do Wikipedia. 

The site will also include special tools for teachers and students, said Across the virtual globe, historical events will appear in the appropriate locations. 

"ChronoScribe's innovative approach will bring fresh perspectives and deeper insights into the understanding of history, not just for professionals and teachers, but for everyone. I am thrilled to be part of this project," said Burns. 

The team working on the website hopes to raise $500,000 for the project on 

"It's a key point to knowing history," said Burns. "You get a better sense of where people are coming from and why they are the way they are. That understanding helps make the world a better place."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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