9. Tech-Savvy Teachers want their students to know why a social mover and shaker like Dr. Martin Luther King impacted American history. We know that learning from an old history textbook is downright nauseating. Tech-savvy teachers bring historical events to life. Take for example Martin Luther King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, which just so happened to be written on the torn-up margins of an old newspaper! Check out The Library of Congress’ American Memory Collection.