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

Search Engines

Beyond Google: effective use of search engines takes careful critical [...] »

Padlet

Facilitate dialogue in the history classroom with this online bulletin board [...] »

VoiceThread

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

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Introduction to Google Docs
Screencapture, Google Docs account, Google

What exactly is Google Docs and how can you use it to encourage [...] »

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 [...] »

Whiteboards and the Youngest Children
Screencapture, Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project Learning, May 9, 2007

Watch kindergarten classes engage in project-based learning using new [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Understanding and Appreciating World War II Veterans

Immerse your students in World War II battles, veterans, and services for [...] »