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Would you like to incorporate more historical materials into your classroom? American Memory is a wonderful digital collection that could be used in all subject areas. American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the […]

The National Writing Project has launched Digital Is, a project that showcases teacher reflections on how technology is changing teaching practice.

DocsTeach from the National Archives combines their extraordinary collection of primary-source documents with online interactivity.

Blogger Jane Hart’s annual list of 100 Tools for Learning runs the gamut from multimedia production to practical tools that may simplify a task.

The American Civil War Augmented Reality Project uses tablet computers or smart phones to snap pictures of a battlefield site, then superimposes Civil War-era photos of the same areas along with information about the site, showing the battlefield as it looked during the war.

Smilebox offers slide-show and scrapbook-creation options, as well as the ability to make invitations, collages and greeting cards.

BY JASON DON FORSYTHE Sometimes I struggle to find quality educational multimedia elements. They either aren’t well made or don’t have much tangible educational value. This, however, is not the case over at nature.com in their multimedia section. You’ll find video presentations here on everything from self repairing rubber molecules to a study of honey […]

BY JASON DON FORSYTHE Let me just say it: I love PBS. From the documentaries, to the quality children’s programming, it’s one of my favorite channels to watch. But my love of Cookie Monster aside, did you know that PBS had developed a top-notch web resource for teachers? If the answer was no, then you […]