Spotlight on Elementary Education

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 »

Tech for Teachers

Digital classroom tools

Search Engines

Beyond Google: effective use of search engines takes careful critical [...] »

Zotero

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

LiveBinders

Bookmark, store, and share online resources.

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

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

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

Using Skype in the Classroom
Photo, Flat Classroom Skype, November 29, 2008, superkimbo, Flickr

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

Twitter in Large Classrooms
Screencapture, The Twitter Experiment - Twistory in the Classroom

Professor Dr. Monica Rankin uses Twitter to make student participation [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Digital Tools: Outfitting a Teacher's Arsenal
Photography, Technology in the Classroom, 1 Sept 2009, DeSales University, Flick

Ensure technology serves history and not vice-versa. Find out how!

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