Category Archives: Social Studies

Nearpod

Nearpod is an interactive presentation and assessment tool for your classroom. The teacher can develop presentations that can contain Quiz’s, Polls, Videos, Images, Drawing-Boards, and direct links to Web Content. Many ready-to-teach lessons are also available. It is great for small-group or … Continue reading

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Kahoot! Game-based Classroom Response System

Kahoot! is a must-have tool for classrooms that are BYOD or 1:1. Sign up for your FREE account, then create your quiz, discussion, or survey using any device – laptop, iPad, iPhone, Chromebook, or Android. Participants join your Kahoot! without … Continue reading

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History Resources

If you teach history from any period of time, you need to check out the extensive list from Internet4Classrooms. Some of the sections include: Black History, American History, World & Ancient History and even Jewish History. http://www.internet4classrooms.com/social_history.htm

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Thanksgiving Resources

Internet4Classrooms has compiled a collection of resources for learning about and celebrating Thanksgiving. The picture is from Scholastic’s “The First Thanksgiving” and yet another site will teach you how to “talk like a pilgrim.” There are many other resources that … Continue reading

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How Do I Become President? Free Poster

Visit Publications.USA.gov to order or download your free copy of this infromative poster to help students understand the process of becoming President of the United States. How Do I Become President? The actual poster is found here

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OpenEd

OpenEd  Free resource with”world’s largest collection” of  videos and games aligned to Standards. Parent and teachers can easily search by standard to find resources for their students. It also has a large question item bank sorted by standards. You can … Continue reading

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Free Rice

Free Rice is a great site that has been in use since 2007. Your students can send rice to needy people while studying art, chemistry symbols, English grammar, geography, French, German, Italian, Spanish, basic math, multiplication tables or more.  They … Continue reading

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Participate Learning

Participate Learning Search thousands of Twitter chats, educational apps, videos, and websites that have been curated by teachers and given a Report Card. You can search using keywords or by grade level. Quickly make your own collection from all these to use … Continue reading

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NEWSELA

Newsela provides over 1,000 non-fiction and current event articles scaled at five different Lexile reading comprehension levels. The same article may be assigned to multiple students at varying reading levels. After reading articles, students may then complete Common Core-aligned quizzes. Teachers have … Continue reading

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Summer Olympics Resources

The summer Olympics will begin this week! Here are some resources to get you started: Official Rio 2016 Olympics site: https://www.olympic.org/rio-2016 From Read-Write-Think: http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/summer-olympics-start-today-30881.html From Scholastic:  http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/collection/get-ready-olympics From Teacher Planet: http://www.teacherplanet.com/resource/summerolympics.php If you discover a great site for studying the Olympics, share it … Continue reading

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