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

Facebook

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

Chronozoom

Chronozoom is a dynamic timeline [...] »

Document Cameras
Photo, explaining w/ document camera, January 4, 2004, roswellsgirl, Flickr

Liberate yourself from overhead projectors with these versatile pieces of [...] »

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Introduction to Google Docs
Screencapture, Google Docs account, Google

What exactly is Google Docs and how can you use it to encourage [...] »

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 [...] »

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

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

Ask a Digital Historian

Using the Web to Learn Research and Presentation Skills

Direct your students through the historical research process with these [...] »