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

SurveyMonkey

Digitize class surveys and poll student knowledge with this tool.

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VoiceThread

A multimedia collaborative tool with the American Association of School [...] »

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

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

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

Using Facebook to Engage with Historical Figures
Screencap, Facebook Fan page, DeWitt APUSH Clinton, Facebook

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

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 [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Digital Tools: Outfitting a Teacher's Arsenal
Photography, Technology in the Classroom, 1 Sept 2009, DeSales University, Flick

Ensure technology serves history and not vice-versa. Find out how!

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