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5 Must Have Resources for History Teachers

August 15, 2014<br>Below is a set of excellent websites ideal for history teachers. These websites, curated by Graphite, provide a treasure trove of …

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C-SPAN Classroom

24 great places to find primary sources

It’s always a difficult task. If we’re going to have kids think historically and to solve problems, you’re gonna need two things. Engaging and …

Engage Students in History With Fake Facebook and Fake SMS

Over the years Russel Tarr has developed and released a bunch of wonderful tools through ClassTools.net. Two of my favorite tools that he has …

How to Create Trading Cards for Historical and Fictional People, Places, and Events

The Trading Card Creator is one of my favorite tools offered by Read Write Think. The Trading Card Creator allows students to create trading cards …

Social Studies Activities

Social Studies Resources<p>Welcome to the Social Studies page on Teaching Resources! Here you'll find a collection of printables, games, and activities …

Math at Mount Rushmore

CyArk is an organization building an online library of 3D models of the world's cultural heritage sites. Mount Rushmore is one of the places that …

Travel the World From Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips

Gettysburg<p>For a virtual tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield, the Gettysburg Battle app can be used in classrooms commemorating the 150th anniversary …

Recording & Mapping Local History - Project Idea

What is the history<br>behind this phone?<p>Here's an idea that I've shared in some of my presentations over the years, but I've never posted it here on …

Social Studies: The Kindergarten Experience

Please sign in or sign up to download Supporting Materials<p>The Kindergarten Experience Transcript<p>Transcript for The Kindergarten Experience<p>Gold Rush - …

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Reading Like a Historian: Overview

Lesson ObjectiveDevelop critical thinking skills while engaging in historical inquiryLength10 minQuestions to ConsiderHow does using an inquiry …

Teaching

Memorial Day Activities for Children http://www.theeducatorsspinonit.com/2014/05/memorial-day-activities-for-children.html

Sudoku and Graphing President's Day Activities

1<p>This Sukoku and graphing President’s Day activities PDF is a 31 page printable for Pre-K through grade 1. It is found on our premium eMembers social …

Sudoku

20 Good Map Creation Tools for Students. http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/08/20-good-map-creation-tools-for-students.html

Three Easy Ways to Visually Compare the Sizes of States and Countries

One of the ways that I like to help students understand the size of a country or state is by showing them comparisons to states and countries with …

An Interactive Map of George Washington's Life

MountVernon.org offers a handful of nice online resources for learning about the life of George Washington. One of the featured resources is an …

Fasten Seat Belts 2 - Videos for Learning About Cultural Norms

Nearly four years ago I wrote about a neat set of videos about cultural norms. That set of videos was called Fasten Seat Belts. Fasten Seat Belts has …

A Good Alternative to Social Studies Textbooks - Go Social Studies Go

<i>Disclosure: Go Social Studies Go is currently an advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers. That said, I initially wrote about the site three years</i> …

What Gives a Dollar Its Value? - Lessons on Currency

What Gives a Dollar Bill Its Value? is a nice TED-Ed lesson on the influence of the United States Federal Reserve banks on the value of currency. The …

CNN Student News - A Great Resource for the 2014/2015 School Year

One of my go-to resources for current events lessons is CNN Student News. With the start of a new school comes a new season of CNN Student News. The …

Elementary Social Studies Lesson on Fair Trade: Homeschooling Online

Fair Trade Chocolate Homeschool Lesson Online<p>Fair Trade Chocolate Homeschool Lesson Online.<p>Think Fair Trade doesn't matter to you? You've heard …

Knoxville News Sentinel

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European History Interactive Map

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Inside WWII

Go inside World War II and get new insight into the people, battles and events you thought you knew, on History.com.

World War II

The 1931 Histomap: The entire history of the world distilled into a single map/chart.

<i>The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space</i> …

Make Social Studies Come Alive with Web Maps

Web maps can transform subjects such as geography, history, and civics from long reading assignments into visual learning experiences.<p>Students can …

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