Spotlight on Elementary Education

This nifty tool is not only fun to use, but also very useful in the history classroom! Students can use this free website to constructing their own short digital movies, in doing so they will learn how to utilize primary sources and develop their historical thinking skills. FIND OUT MORE »

Tech for Teachers

Digital classroom tools

Learner Response Systems (Clickers)

Check out this tech-based alternative to counting raised hands.

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Social Pinboards

Organize and share your online finds using online social pinboard services [...] »

Wikis
Photo, "COM125 Study Guide (wiki)," March 15, 2007, inju, Flickr, cc

Wikis—they're not just for encyclopedias anymore. Discover a new way to [...] »

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Choose Your Own Adventure Videos
Video still, Project 2, The History 2.0 Classroom, creative commons

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

Using Facebook to Engage with Historical Figures

Students interact with history by creating Facebook fan pages for historical [...] »

Twitter in Large Classrooms
Screencapture, The Twitter Experiment - Twistory in the Classroom

Professor Dr. Monica Rankin uses Twitter to make student participation [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Wikipedia: Credible Research Source or Not?

Factual accuracy isn't the main deterrent to citing Wikipedia.

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