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


Develop graphic organizers, charts, and other visualizations collaboratively [...] »


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

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Glogster—a "posterboard" creator for the digital media age.

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Zoom-in Inquiry

High school teacher Joe Jelen introduces the primary source analysis [...] »

Advanced Whiteboard Techniques

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

Whiteboards and the Youngest Children
Screencapture, Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project Learning, May 9, 2007

Watch kindergarten classes engage in project-based learning using new [...] »

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Finding Skype Collaborators

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