Social Studies

American Panorama

American Panorama - Digital Scholarship Lab - University of Richmond

dsl.richmond.edu/panorama/

American Panorama is an historical atlas of the United States for the twenty-first century. It combines cutting-edge research with innovative interactive mapping techniques, designed to appeal to anyone with an interest in American history or a love of maps.

American Social History Project

American Social History Project

https://ashp.cuny.edu/

ASHP/CML challenges traditional ways that people learn about the past with its print, visual, and multimedia materials that explore the diverse social and cultural histories of the nation.

A website that contains a cache of research-based resources which highlight American diversity.
Discovery Education

Discovery Education

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

Discovery Education offers free educational resources to help students with homework, test preparation and more. Free resources for grades K-12 classroom resources for Math, Science and Social Studies.
DPLA: Digital Public Library of America

DPLA: Digital Public Library of America

https://dp.la/

The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.

The Gilderman Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilderman Lehrman Institute of American History

https://www.gilderlehrman.org/

Amazing social studies resource that has a treasure trove of information.
IXL

IXL | Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Spanish

https://www.ixl.com

IXL is the world's most popular subscription-based learning site for K-12. Used by over 6 million students, IXL provides unlimited practice in more than 7000 topics, covering math, language arts, science, social studies, and Spanish. Interactive questions, awards, and certificates keep kids motivated as they master skills.

History Pin

History Pin

https://www.historypin.org/en/
Historypin is a digital, user-generated archive of historical photos, videos, audio recordings and personal recollections. Users are able to use the location and date of their content to "pin" it to Google Maps. Where Google Street View is available, users can overlay historical photographs and compare it with the contemporary.
Khan Academy

Khan Academy | Free Online Courses, Lessons & Practice

https://www.khanacademy.org/

You can learn anything. Expert-created content and resources for every subject and level. Always free.

Library of Congress

Library of Congress: Home

https://www.loc.gov/

13 for an Introduction to loc.gov External; Participate Student Reading & Writing Contest: Check Your State for Deadline; #EverydayLOC 10 Tips for Holiday Inspiration from the Library; #LCConcerts Free Tickets for Spring Concerts Available Dec. 13; New Online Extremely Rare Mesoamerican Manuscript Now Online .

National Archives

National Archives

https://www.archives.gov/

Request military records and learn about other services for yourself or a family member. Educator Resources. Find primary sources, tools for teaching with documents, and student and educator programs. Visit Us. Plan a trip to the Museum, to one of the Presidential Libraries, or to conduct research. America's Founding .
National Geographic Education

National Geographic Education - National Geographic Society

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/

National Geographic Education brings geography, social studies and science to life. Using real-world examples and National Geographic's rich media, educators, families, and students learn about the world and the people in it.

The National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum: New Orleans

https://www.nationalww2museum.org/students-teachers/school-programs
The National WWII Museum offers a number of fun and educational programs for classrooms and individual students. In addition to an annual Essay Contest, the Museum serves as Louisiana's sponsor for National History Day, hosts an annual High School Quiz Bowl, and much more!
PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia

https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/

News from PBS LearningMedia. PBS Teachers' Lounge Blogs. Looking for teaching inspiration? Explore blogs written by teachers like you in the PBS Teachers' Lounge. Productivity Tools for Teachers. The Puzzle Builder, Quiz Maker, and Storyboard tools make it easy to personalize learning.

Smithsonian Learning Lab

Smithsonian Learning Lab: Discover, Create, Share

https://learninglab.si.edu/

Discover. The thrill of discovery awaits you in the Smithsonian Learning Lab. From the Discovery space shuttle to the Star Spangled Banner to dinosaur fossils, the Learning Lab gives everyone with a desire to learn the opportunity to explore the Smithsonian's rich resources anytime, anywhere.

Stanford History Education Group

Stanford History Education Group: Home

https://sheg.stanford.edu/

Our latest research on how fact checkers evaluate information online is featured by NPR and The Chronicle of Higher Education.Read More; Our latest research investigates how fact checkers engage with unfamiliar content on the internet.Read More; Join SHEG staff members at the National Council for the Social Studies.
Teachinghistory

Teachinghistory.org

teachinghistory.org/

Teachinghistory.org is designed to help K-12 history teachers access resources and materials to improve U.S. history education in the classroom. With funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) has created Teachinghistory.org with the goal of making history content, ...

The Idea of America

The Idea of America

https://theideaofamerica.org/

At its heart, America is an idea. What keeps this idea vibrant? Debate. The Idea of America™ is a digital U.S. history program that presents our nation's rich history through an original framework that views America as an enduring "Great Debate." For The Educator For The Learner. © 2017 Nystrom Education. Contact us ...

Voices of Democracy

Voices of Democracy

voicesofdemocracy.umd.edu/

The Voices of Democracy project promotes the study of great speeches and debates in U.S. history. The emphasis of the project is on the actual words of those who have defined the country's guiding principles, debated controversial social and political issues, and shaped the identity and character of the American people.

WV Golden Horseshoe

Golden Horseshoe 


The Golden Horseshoe Test has been administered in West Virginia each year since 1931 and is the longest running program of its kind in any state. The top-scoring students in each county receive the prestigious award and are inducted as "knights" and "ladies" of the Golden Horseshoe Society.
 wv state museum education

West Virginia State Museum 

This resource seeks to bring the West Virginia State Museum into the classroom in a new digital format. When you navigate to the main screen, you will be presented with icons to choose from grades K-5. When you select a grade, you can then choose from a variety of topics. 
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