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

Scribblar

Teach in a virtual classroom? Try this collaborative online whiteboard tool [...] »

Mind Mapping: Visualizing Historical Thought

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

Google Earth

Bring geography into the history classroom with resources from Google Earth [...] »

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 [...] »

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

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

Recording Experiences with First Graders

Keep young students focused during field trips—use cameras!

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Finding Skype Collaborators

Classrooms can communicate locally and globally via Skype. Why not join the [...] »