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

myHistro
Detail, homepage, myHistro, 2013

Combine maps and a timeline to tell the story of change over time and place [...] »

YouTube

YouTube is an invaluable resource—just make sure to use it properly!

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Facebook

Does Facebook in the history classroom take social networking too far? Maybe [...] »

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Analyzing Campaign Commercials

Kristina Frank of Eagle Ridge Middle School brings modern and historical [...] »

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 [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Crafting Digital Stories
Screencap, Collage of Digital Resources, 7 May 2012

Don't just test students, allow them to create! Discover digital tools that [...] »