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

Diigo

Bookmark, organize, annotate, and share research and resources with Diigo. [...] »

Weebly

Don't be daunted by website creation—Weebly offers a user-friendly DIY [...] »

Search Engines

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

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Creating Campaign Commercials

Students in Kristina Frank of Eagle Ridge Middle School's class script and [...] »

Using Facebook to Engage with Historical Figures

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

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 [...] »

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KeepVid

Download and save videos from the web with this handy tool. Read on for [...] »