Welcome to Digital Classroom

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

Skype
skype, cassedy elementary class

Bring experts into the classroom or meet students from around the globe with [...] »

Win the White House

What does it take to win a presidential campaign? Try it yourself with this [...] »

WhatWasThere
screencap, WhatWasThere street view, 16 December, Whatwasthere.com

Put the past next to the present with this photo-sharing and mapping tool. [...] »

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Using Skype in the Classroom
Photo, Flat Classroom Skype, November 29, 2008, superkimbo, Flickr

Educator Silvia Tolisano introduces voice-chat tool Skype and its use in the [...] »

Analyzing Campaign Commercials

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

Crosscurricular Multimedia: AP U.S. History and Govt Classes Collaborate
Detail, homepage, student website, http://web.me.com/sorexvanity/Social_Security

Two teachers brought their classrooms together to talk about the national [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

History and New Media
Photo, Digital Beijing Building 数字北京大厦, Sanctu, Flickr

New media tools—invaluable resources or menaces of the digital age?

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