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Looking for a way to encourage your young learners to understand connection and change between the past and the present? Check the website WhatWasThere, a fascinating place that will enable your students to travel backwards through time to explore what places look like today with what they looked like in the past. FIND OUT MORE »

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Photography, Printer Graveyard, 2 Oct 2007, James F Clay, Flickr CC

Print documents free of ads, hyperlinks, and other visual clutter. [...] »

sample of a data visualization of Arizona's American Indians

Turn data into charts, graphs, plots, word clouds, and more with this data [...] »

Map, "2000 Census Map of Haitian Ancestry," 2010, Social Explorer

Navigate census data from 1940 to 2000 using interactive maps. [...] »

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

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

A student using Voicethread in Jennifer Orr's classroom

Students are never too young for digital tools—watch first graders use [...] »

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

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

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Needed: directions to reliable databases for historic images. [...] »

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