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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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Photography, phone popularity poll, 12 Jan 2008, FLickr CC

Cell phones: classroom menace or handy learning tool? [...] »

screenshot of a US Presidents Google Earth project

Bring geography into the history classroom with resources from Google Earth. [...] »

sample picture from Flickr collection

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

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Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

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

A student using Voicethread in Jennifer Orr's classroom

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

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

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

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Photography, iPod Video, 31 Aug 2005, Alexandre van de sande, Flickr CC

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