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

LucidChart

Map the twists and turns of a process or historical narrative with this [...] »

Zotero

Zotero makes gathering, annotating, organizing, and cross-referencing [...] »

Edmodo

Create a safe, collaborative online community for students.

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Creating Campaign Commercials

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

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 [...] »

Advanced Whiteboard Techniques

Educator Simon Botten demonstrates whiteboard techniques for history and [...] »

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Finding Skype Collaborators

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