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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 »

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Digital classroom tools

Voki

Bring history to life and protect student identity with personalized [...] »

YouTube

YouTube is an invaluable resource—just make sure to use it properly!

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Group Text-Messaging Tools

Students pay more attention to texts than emails? Speak to them in their own [...] »

Beyond the Chalkboard

Teachers demonstrate digital tool strategies

VoiceThread in a 1st-grade Classroom

Students are never too young for digital tools—watch first graders use [...] »

Advanced Whiteboard Techniques

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

Whiteboard Basics

Using a whiteboard for the first time? Educator Simon Botten shares [...] »

Ask a Digital Historian

Using the Web to Learn Research and Presentation Skills

Direct your students through the historical research process with these [...] »