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

LucidChart

Map the twists and turns of a process or historical narrative with this [...] »

Omeka

Ready to curate an online exhibit, put together a portfolio, or create a [...] »

SurveyMonkey

Digitize class surveys and poll student knowledge with this tool.

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Using Facebook to Engage with Historical Figures

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

Digital Storytelling in the Classroom
Screencapture, Digital Storytelling in the Classroom, January 25, 2010

See how one 8th-grade teacher introduced herself to digital storytelling [...] »

Analyzing Campaign Commercials

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

Ask a Digital Historian

Beyond Google Searching

Google is great, but not always applicable to the history classroom. [...] »