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

Zotero

Zotero makes gathering, annotating, organizing, and cross-referencing [...] »

Edmodo

Create a safe, collaborative online community for students.

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Skype
skype, cassedy elementary class

Bring experts into the classroom or meet students from around the globe with [...] »

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 [...] »

Analyzing Campaign Commercials

Kristina Frank of Eagle Ridge Middle School brings modern and historical [...] »

VoiceThread in a 1st-grade Classroom

Students are never too young for digital tools—watch first graders use [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Wikipedia: Credible Research Source or Not?

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

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