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Digital Classroom

This nifty tool is not only fun to use, but also very useful in the history classroom! Students can use this free website to constructing their own short digital movies, in doing so they will learn how to utilize primary sources and develop their historical thinking skills. FIND OUT MORE »

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Lucidchart about using Lucidchart

Map the twists and turns of a process or historical narrative with this [...] »

Screencap, IWitness Intro Video, IWitness Main Page, 15 May 2012

Delve into 20th-century history with Holocaust survivor and witness testimonies. [...] »

example of a presentation using Prezi

Open up a new world between whiteboards and slides with this presentation tool. [...] »

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Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Screencap, Facebook Fan page, DeWitt APUSH Clinton, Facebook

Students interact with history by creating Facebook fan pages for historical [...] »

Detail, homepage, student website, http://web.me.com/sorexvanity/Social_Security

Two teachers brought their classrooms together to talk about the national [...] »

Video still, Project 2, The History 2.0 Classroom, creative commons

Remember Choose Your Own Adventure stories? Borrow the idea for video projects! [...] »

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Photo, Letter C, May 6, 2008, Leo Reynolds, Flickr, cc

Understanding fair use and public domain are key to navigating through the [...] »

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