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Digital Classroom

How can you make your lesson plans more exciting for your students without sacrificing content? Try incorporating digital tools! Watch this series of videos in which 1st grade teacher Jennifer Orr uses the digital tool VoiceThread to teach her students about the Founding Fathers. FIND OUT MORE »

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Screenshot, home page, Zotero

Zotero makes gathering, annotating, organizing, and cross-referencing research [...] »

Screenshot, Facebook

Does Facebook in the history classroom take social networking too far? Maybe [...] »

Free Technology for Teachers' guide to Google displayed in Yudu format

Go beyond Google Search with this free guide to Google services. [...] »

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Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Screencapture, Digital Storytelling in the Classroom, January 25, 2010

See how one 8th-grade teacher introduced herself to digital storytelling with [...] »

Screencapture, Google Docs account, Google

What exactly is Google Docs and how can you use it to encourage collaboration? [...] »

Students in Kristina Frank of Eagle Ridge Middle School's class script and film [...] »

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b&w photo, 1911, Webster Branch Y.M.C.A. Teaching English to Foreigners, NYPL

Bring history to life with Skype and other digital technologies. [...] »

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