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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

Cacoo

Develop graphic organizers, charts, and other visualizations collaboratively [...] »

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

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

Moodle

Looking for an open-source way to network with students and colleagues?

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

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 [...] »

Digital Storytelling in the Classroom
Screencapture, Digital Storytelling in the Classroom, January 25, 2010

See how one 8th-grade teacher introduced herself to digital storytelling [...] »

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 [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

KeepVid

Download and save videos from the web with this handy tool. Read on for [...] »