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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

Google Forms

Collect information from your students and your peers with Google Forms.

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Ning

Network with other teachers, or encourage your students to match minds [...] »

Dropbox

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

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 [...] »

Advanced Whiteboard Techniques

Educator Simon Botten demonstrates whiteboard techniques for history and [...] »

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 [...] »

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Understanding and Appreciating World War II Veterans

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