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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

Creating Cartoons: Pixton & ToonDoo

Maximize student creativity with these tools that let students create their [...] »

Ning

Network with other teachers, or encourage your students to match minds [...] »

Learner Response Systems (Clickers)

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

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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 [...] »

Choose Your Own Adventure Videos
Video still, Project 2, The History 2.0 Classroom, creative commons

Remember Choose Your Own Adventure stories? Borrow the idea for video [...] »

Zoom-in Inquiry

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

Ask a Digital Historian

Understanding and Appreciating World War II Veterans

Immerse your students in World War II battles, veterans, and services for [...] »