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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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Digital classroom tools

dropbox installs on your computer

Back up files and share documents anywhere with this online storage tool. [...] »

snapshot of a dipity project on American popular culture, comic books

Create interactive reconstructions of history with this timeline builder. [...] »

Photography, i>clickers, 4 June 2010, Mathieu Plourde, Flickr CC

Check out this tech-based alternative to counting raised hands. [...] »

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

A student using Voicethread in Jennifer Orr's classroom

Students are never too young for digital tools—watch first graders use [...] »

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

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

Photo, Flat Classroom Skype, November 29, 2008, superkimbo, Flickr

Educator Silvia Tolisano introduces voice-chat tool Skype and its use in the [...] »

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