Category Archives: Social Studies

60-Second Civics

Join the Center for Civic Education for its daily sixty second podcast for listeners to learn about our nation’s government, the Constitution, and our history. You can listen to the day’s topic or you can choose from previous broadcasts. There … Continue reading

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“The Best…” websites

Larry Ferlazzo is a widely known teacher, author, and blogger who has developed a multitude of “Best of” websites. This page lists 100s of his lists for everything from Art or Music, Math or English, to holidays and search engines. … Continue reading

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Animaps

Make your own informative, animated map or enjoy watching the maps made by others. You do not need an account to watch, but you do need an account to save your own.  To create an account all you need is … Continue reading

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Six Virtual Field Trips to Give Lesson Plans a Boost by Allie Gross

Are you looking for a virtual field trip for your classroom? One or all of these may just fill the bill. Six Virtual Field Trips to Give Lesson Plans a Boost

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Primary Sources and More on TeachingHistory.org

From the National History Education Clearinghouse, Teaching History provides primary source sets and social studies resources that are designed for classroom use.  You’ll find teaching guides, lesson plans, and much more on… TeachingHistory.org

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Study Notes

This site is designed to help AP students (and teachers.) They provide a variety of tools including study guides, practice tests, and notes. They also provide a database of successful college admission essays for many of the top colleges and … Continue reading

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Project Noah

Visit Project Noah if you would like to explore the different animals or organisms found around the world. Join if you would like to be a citizen scientist and add to the project. Project Noah

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American Presidency Project

This collection of executive branch primary documents from U.S. History features data on every Presidential Election dating back to 1789, a Presidential Documents Archive and text versions of each Inaugural Address. The American Presidency Project

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Digital History

This site by the University of Houston includes a huge variety of digital resources and allows you to search via an interactive timeline.  It is designed for use by social studies teachers and students. Digital History

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Earth Day 2014

Are you planning on participating in Earth Day this year?  Don’t miss the K-12 Toolkit with all your Earth Day resources and links to materials to use with students. Toolkit for Earth Day Earth Day 2014 Site

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