Creating Free Interactive Timelines

Published On: August 30th, 2018·By ·

Have your students create their own free interactive timelines to demonstrate learning in your classroom.

This 3-Minute Classroom Problem Solver video outlines resources at Sutori. Register for a free account at Sutori, formerly known as HSTRY, and you can create free timelines using text and images. You can also try out any of the premium features for free for 30 days.

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Do you think your students would enjoy using a tool like this in their student projects? Let me know what you think in a comment on this article.

Creating Free Interactive TimelinesLooking for more free teaching resources? Take a look at SimpleK12's course catalog for hundreds of training sessions specifically designed to help teachers. Here are a couple of my favorites:

Tell an Interactive Story with Timelines. Timelines can be more than a line of dates — they can tell a story! This training session explores how you or your students can use two free Web tools to create timelines that tell stories that include dates, events, and entries that indicate their importance.

Creative Ways to Share Ideas and Classwork. Do you have all these great ideas, but you can't decide the best way to share? Do your students need a creative way to share their research or stories that they have written? Enjoy a fast-paced preview of a variety of sites that can be used creatively to share ideas via comics, animations, word clouds, and timelines!

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About Our “Free Interactive Timelines” Presenter
Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted well over 50 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at

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