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Browse Blog - digital tools

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

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

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

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

Introducing Teachinghistory.org Mobile

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

Jennifer Orr Wins ISTE Kay L. Bitter Vision Award

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

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

Jeremiah McCall on Historical Problem Spaces

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

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

Molly Myers on Tweeting Towards Success

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

Joe Jelen on Creating E-books

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