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

WhatWasThere
screencap, WhatWasThere street view, 16 December, Whatwasthere.com

Put the past next to the present with this photo-sharing and mapping tool. [...] »

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

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

Mind Mapping: Visualizing Historical Thought

Discover the extent of students' understanding of historical subjects with [...] »

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 [...] »

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 [...] »

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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