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 for Teachers: A Guide by "Free Technology for Teachers"
Free Technology for Teachers' guide to Google displayed in Yudu format

Go beyond Google Search with this free guide to Google services.

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Wordle

Does something this much fun belong in the classroom? Yes!

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Mission US: For Crown or Colony

Immerse your students in the 1770s with this online game.

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Crosscurricular Multimedia: AP U.S. History and Govt Classes Collaborate
Detail, homepage, student website, http://web.me.com/sorexvanity/Social_Security

Two teachers brought their classrooms together to talk about the national [...] »

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 [...] »

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

Using the Web to Learn Research and Presentation Skills

Direct your students through the historical research process with these [...] »