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

Cell Phones as Classroom Tools

Cell phones: classroom menace or handy learning tool?

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Mission US: For Crown or Colony

Immerse your students in the 1770s with this online game.

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Neatline

Neatline is a digital tool that plots [...] »

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 [...] »

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 [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Primary and Secondary Sources through Video
primary and secondary source wordle

Can video help me teach about primary and secondary sources?

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