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


Map the twists and turns of a process or historical narrative with this [...] »

Social Explorer

Navigate census data from 1940 to 2000 using interactive maps.

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Social Pinboards

Organize and share your online finds using online social pinboard services [...] »

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Advanced Whiteboard Techniques

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

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 [...] »

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 [...] »

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When Copyright Meets the Classroom

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