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

PrimaryAccess

Construct your own short films demonstrating historical thinking.

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Padlet

Facilitate dialogue in the history classroom with this online bulletin board [...] »

Google for Teachers: A Guide by "Free Technology for Teachers"
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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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Using Facebook to Engage with Historical Figures

Students interact with history by creating Facebook fan pages for historical [...] »

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

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

Whiteboard Basics

Using a whiteboard for the first time? Educator Simon Botten shares [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

When Copyright Meets the Classroom

Understanding fair use and public domain are key to navigating through the [...] »