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Browse Blog - digital tools

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History Hitting Home: Children's History, Local History, and Digital Storytelling

Mar 20 2013
Children's history, local history, and digital media—combine the three to give your students ownership of the past! [...] »

“A Push” in the Right Direction

Aug 6 2012
AP U.S. History teacher Scott Campbell and his students use Twitter to reach out to other AP U.S. History classes. [...] »

Jeremiah McCall on Group Discussions

Jul 16 2012
Can students engage in thoughtful discussion without a teacher present? Yes, says Jeremiah McCall. [...] »

Introducing Teachinghistory.org Mobile

Jun 27 2012
Have you ever wanted to access Teachinghistory.org on the go? Now you can! [...] »

Jennifer Orr Wins ISTE Kay L. Bitter Vision Award

Jun 25 2012
Congratulations to Teachinghistory.org writer Jennifer Orr, winner of the 2012 Kay L. Bitter Vision Award for Excellence in Technology-Based PK-12 Education! [...] »

Family History and the 1940 Census

Jun 22 2012
Search the 1940 census for a personal link to history, with these guidelines from educator Alex Stein. [...] »

Jeremiah McCall on Historical Problem Spaces

Jun 4 2012
Students solve "problem spaces" when they play video games. Apply "problem space" thinking to studying history! [...] »

Jeremiah McCall on Evaluative Activities and Assessments for Simulation Games

May 14 2012
Want to use digital games in your class? Jeremiah McCall shares five guidelines for evaluating games. [...] »

Molly Myers on Tweeting Towards Success

Apr 30 2012
Do you tweet? With social media, you can turn to the wired world for teaching advice and support. [...] »

Joe Jelen on Creating E-books

Apr 23 2012
Create e-books yourself, have your students create e-books, or draw on already existing e-books. All you need is Internet access! [...] »