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

Google Docs
Screenshot, Tour, Google Docs

Create, share, and collaborate with this free word-processing tool!

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Blogs

Learn how to use blogs as communication channels and pedagogical tools.

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Edpuzzle

Edpuzzle is a digital tool that lets you [...] »

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Digital Storytelling in the Classroom
Screencapture, Digital Storytelling in the Classroom, January 25, 2010

See how one 8th-grade teacher introduced herself to digital storytelling [...] »

Using Facebook to Engage with Historical Figures

Students interact with history by creating Facebook fan pages for historical [...] »

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 [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Understanding and Appreciating World War II Veterans

Immerse your students in World War II battles, veterans, and services for [...] »