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Digital Classroom

How can you make your lesson plans more exciting for your students without sacrificing content? Try incorporating digital tools! Watch this series of videos in which 1st grade teacher Jennifer Orr uses the digital tool VoiceThread to teach her students about the Founding Fathers. FIND OUT MORE »

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Photo, All Image Mind Map. Topic: Home, January 28, 2009,  jonny goldstein

Discover the extent of students' understanding of historical subjects with this [...] »

screenshot from a Vimeo video

YouTube blocked at your school? Video uploading site Vimeo is here for you. [...] »

screencap, Mission U.S.: For Crown or Colony, 1 Sept 2011

Immerse your students in the 1770s with this online game. [...] »

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Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Photo, Flat Classroom Skype, November 29, 2008, superkimbo, Flickr

Educator Silvia Tolisano introduces voice-chat tool Skype and its use in the [...] »

Video still, Project 2, The History 2.0 Classroom, creative commons

Remember Choose Your Own Adventure stories? Borrow the idea for video projects! [...] »

Screencapture, Primary ICT - Advanced Whiteboard Techniques, December 16, 2005

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

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Google is great, but not always applicable to the history classroom. Discover a [...] »

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