Bring History Alive with Technology

Make it engaging, relevant, and fun

Blow off the dust...

Kids think social studies is old, boring, and dusty; but make social studies come alive for students by integrating virtual field trips, online poster builders, Prezi presentations, Skype, student-created videos, polling, and quizzing made easy. Create fun and engaging lessons using these simple technology tools.


Where to find engaging resources

(History Links) Symbaloo Web Mix - Compilation of resources talked about during presentation

Presentation Tools Smore - New & engaging presentation tools to use in your social studies classroom

Diigo List - Links to resources, you can follow this list

EdTechTeachers Social Studies Page

#sschat on Twitter is Monday nights from 6 - 7 PM CST

About the presenter

Cristin M. Dillard is the Library Media Specialist at Banks School and serves grades K-8. Prior to becoming a LMS, she was a 9-12 social studies teacher at Pike County High School.