Web-based archives of primary source documents, student-produced podcasts and documentaries, content review games, and more provide social studies teachers with opportunities to integrate educational technologies into their teaching in student-centered ways. Yet, despite increasing access in schools, technology is often an add-on or enhancement to a lesson rather than something that is truly integrated into teaching and learning. How can technology integration efforts focus on the curriculum-based learning needs of students while exploiting the educational benefits of tools and resources?
Hofer, M., & Harris, J. (2009). Tech integration in social studies. Learning & Leading with Technology, 37(2), 22-25.