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X Timeline

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URL http://www.xtimeline.com/
Description  Xtimeline is a free web-based timeline. Easily create and share timelines with pictures and videos.
Account Types  
Process
  1. Sign up for a free account.
  2. Select the Create a timeline button, and use the form to fill out basic information about what you want your timeline to show.
  3. Add events to your timeline which have a title, date, tags, media (images and video), a description, a source citation.  Your events will be placed on a visual timeline, with event information a click away.  You can also collaboratively build timeline by inviting others to add and comment on events.
  4. You can then share your timeline by embedding it in your webspace, or share it via email or other popular social sharing sites.

 

Suggested Inquiry Activities

 
 

 

What Teachers Like About X Timeline

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Teacher Tips For Using the Tool

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Common Core State Standards

   

 

 

 

Standards for the 21st Century Learner - from the AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner in Action

Organizing and Managing   

 
  • 2.1.2 - Organize knowledge so that it is useful
  • 2.1.4 - Use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information
  • 3.1.4 - Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use and assess

Content Collaboration   

 
  • 1.3.4 - Contribute to the exchange of ideas within a learning community
  • 3.1.2 - Participate and collaborate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners
  • 3.1.4 - Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use and assess

Media Sharing    

  • 2.1.4 - Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and und understanding in ways that others can view, use and assess
  • 3.3.4 - Create products that apply to authentic, real-world context
  • 4.1.8 - Use creative and artistic formats to express personal learning

 

ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) NETS Standards

   
   

 

Primary Sources Example

XTimeline was used to create a chronology of Abraham Lincoln’s Life using primary sources from the Library of Congress collections. 

Use the slider to view events on the timeline.  Click on an event for more information.

 

 

Getting Started

   

 

Alternatives 

Dipity

Create and embed timelines and other visualizations using data from RSS and other APIs. Push updates via email, Facebook, Twitter, andMySpace to your audience. Premium account tiers for news, media,education, celebrities, and brands offering analytics, marketingtools, and advertising -free options.

 
Timetoast

Timetoast allows people to create interactive timelines, which they can share anywhere on the web. Anyone can join Timetoast and start creating and sharing their own timelines, all they need is a valid email address.

 

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