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Browse Blog - digital tools

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Joe Jelen on Digital Timelines

Feb 21 2011
Tired of using up rolls of butcher paper on making timelines? High-school teacher Joe Jelen recommends flexible online timeline-building tools, instead. [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Making Technology Work for Primary Students: Part One

Feb 14 2011
Conventional applications of Web 2.0 tools expect students to read and write confidently. First-grade teacher Jennifer Orr asks, how can you adapt these tools to primary students who are still learning to do both? [...] »

Joe Jelen on Document Cameras

Dec 6 2010
You don't have a smartboard, but overheard projectors aren't quite flexible enough for you. What to do? High-school teacher Joe Jelen introduces the document camera. [...] »

National Archives Launches DocsTeach

Oct 25 2010
Choose from more than 3,000 primary sources and seven activity modules to make your own interactive online lessons. [...] »

Top Tens, or "Best Sites for..."

May 24 2010
Are lists of Bests valuable? [...] »

Bookmark This! Teachers, Teens, and Technology

May 17 2010
Who does what with technology? [...] »

The People Speak: To Zinn or Not to Zinn

Jan 5 2010
Howard Zinn is controversial and he makes students think. [...] »

A National Plan for Educational Technology

Jan 4 2010
No technology for technology's sake. [...] »

Primary Sources, Historical Reenactments, and Twitter

Dec 10 2009
A new approach to leading your students through primary sources. [...] »

Bookmark This! Free Maps!

Sep 28 2009
If all you need are basic maps for classroom exercises, this may be the place! [...] »