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

ThingLink

Turn an image into an interactive graphic with ThingLink!

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IWitness

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

Social Explorer

Navigate census data from 1940 to 2000 using interactive maps.

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

VoiceThread in a 1st-grade Classroom

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

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 [...] »

Whiteboards and the Youngest Children
Screencapture, Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project Learning, May 9, 2007

Watch kindergarten classes engage in project-based learning using new [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Surfing the Web Successfully

Online searching got you down? Try using these tips and tricks in your next [...] »