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

DocsTeach

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

Social Pinboards

Organize and share your online finds using online social pinboard services [...] »

Animoto

Discover new classroom possibilities with this easy-to-use video [...] »

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

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 [...] »

Advanced Whiteboard Techniques

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

Analyzing Campaign Commercials

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

Ask a Digital Historian

Primary and Secondary Sources through Video
primary and secondary source wordle

Can video help me teach about primary and secondary sources?

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