Category Archives: Social Studies

3 Best Apps for ePortfolios for Students

Check out these free apps for creating student digital portfolios and find one to try out this year: Seesaw – teachers can set up a free classroom account that lets the students upload their work for viewing and feedback. Parents … Continue reading

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Wikimedia Commons

A database of 26 million, freely usable media files and more coming every day. Anyone can contribute. They have images, sounds, and videos for you to use Just check whether the artist wants you to acknowledge them, a few do. … 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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Emaze for Amazing Online Presentations

Select a professionally designed free template and get started creating your own emaze presentation. If you are tired of PowerPoint but still want to present a high quality visual show for your audience, then give emaze a try. Install the … Continue reading

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Zipline Through the Amazon with Google Earth

Google Earth is known for its Street View of places. It makes you feel like you are there. Well, now you can make your way through the Amazon Jungle using Google. Part of the trip is recorded using a camera … Continue reading

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History Resources

Internet4Classrooms has hundreds of resources devoted to history! This month, they have compiled a page devoted to this topic and have subdivided into the following: African-American History American History Jewish History World & Ancient History World War II Check it … Continue reading

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Google Cultural Institute

Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Explore World Wonders, Historic Moments, Art Collections using Google street view and other Google technologies. Bring Pompeii to life, see video accounts from holocaust survivors, or explore Starry … Continue reading

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Your Life on Earth

Would you like to see how you and the earth have changed since you were born? Find out many times your heart has beat, how far you have traveled, how much the ocean has risen, how high a redwood has … Continue reading

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Fact Monster

Try out Fact Monster from Information Please – students can get homework help, find interesting facts, search the reference desk, and use the thesaurus and almanac to gather information for any project. They have thousands of subjects. FactMonster

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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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