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

Twitter

Does Twitter have value as an educational tool, or does it promote [...] »

Dropbox

Back up files and share documents anywhere with this online storage tool. [...] »

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 [...] »

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

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

Zoom-in Inquiry

High school teacher Joe Jelen introduces the primary source analysis [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Wikipedia: Credible Research Source or Not?

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

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