Category Archives: Social Studies

Animoto

If you’ve never checked out this site – you are missing out! Create animated videos from still images. A great collection of popular music is available without worry of copyright violation. Apply for the free educators account. Educators get the … Continue reading

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Free Rice

Free Rice is a great site that has been in usesince 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 even … Continue reading

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Panoramio for virtual field trips

Share and explore the world in photos with Panoramio from Google. Take your students on a global expedition to China or Chile, or you can even let them explore on their own with this web-based, free-to-use site.

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SAS Curriculum Pathways

SAS focuses on curriculum that is difficult to explain to students. They provide online curriculum resources in all the core curriculum for free to grades K-12th.  They feature over 1500 resources, including interactives and primary sources. Be sure to take a … Continue reading

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ReadWorks.org

We’ve shared this site before, but I don’t want anyone to miss it! They provide Reading passages and associated question sets for all grades K-12 as well as lessons – all aligned with standards! It’s also completely free, so check … Continue reading

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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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