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 [...] »

Kidblog

Set up and moderate an entire elementary class's worth of blogs at once.

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Diigo

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

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Recording Experiences with First Graders

Keep young students focused during field trips—use cameras!

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Whiteboard Basics

Using a whiteboard for the first time? Educator Simon Botten shares [...] »

VoiceThread in a 1st-grade Classroom

Students are never too young for digital tools—watch first graders use [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Beyond Google Searching

Google is great, but not always applicable to the history classroom. [...] »