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

Learner Response Systems (Clickers)

Check out this tech-based alternative to counting raised hands.

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


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

Zoom-in Inquiry

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

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 [...] »

Using Facebook to Engage with Historical Figures

Students interact with history by creating Facebook fan pages for historical [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Just Blog About It! (Part 2)

Everything you ever wanted to know about blogs, and more!

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