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


Glogster—a "posterboard" creator for the digital media age.

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Find primary sources and the tools to present them to students—in one place [...] »


Set up and moderate an entire elementary class's worth of blogs at once.

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Analyzing Campaign Commercials

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

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

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

Advanced Whiteboard Techniques

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

Ask a Digital Historian

Historic Images are Everywhere

Needed: directions to reliable databases for historic images.

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