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

Prezi

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

Search Engines

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

Document Cameras
Photo, explaining w/ document camera, January 4, 2004, roswellsgirl, Flickr

Liberate yourself from overhead projectors with these versatile pieces of [...] »

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Crosscurricular Multimedia: AP U.S. History and Govt Classes Collaborate
Detail, homepage, student website, http://web.me.com/sorexvanity/Social_Security

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

VoiceThread in a 1st-grade Classroom

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

Zoom-in Inquiry

High school teacher Joe Jelen introduces the primary source analysis [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Using the Web to Learn Research and Presentation Skills

Direct your students through the historical research process with these [...] »