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 Maps

Discover a whole new world of mapping and geography with Google Maps!

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Whiteboards

So now you have a whiteboard. Do you know how to use it effectively?

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ThingLink

Turn an image into an interactive graphic with ThingLink!

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Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

Advanced Whiteboard Techniques

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

Recording Experiences with First Graders

Keep young students focused during field trips—use cameras!

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Using Facebook to Engage with Historical Figures

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

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Finding Skype Collaborators

Classrooms can communicate locally and globally via Skype. Why not join the [...] »