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


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

Google Maps

Discover a whole new world of mapping and geography with Google Maps!

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Use pictures to teach and learn history—and explore copyright issues.

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Crosscurricular Multimedia: AP U.S. History and Govt Classes Collaborate
Detail, homepage, student website,

Two teachers brought their classrooms together to talk about the national [...] »

Advanced Whiteboard Techniques

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

Analyzing Campaign Commercials

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

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When Copyright Meets the Classroom

Understanding fair use and public domain are key to navigating through the [...] »