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The ReDistricting Game. Social Studies & Education. Social Studies 2 / Grade 11. HSI: Historical Scene Investigation. Social Studies. Cartoon Prints, American - About this Collection - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog. History T's Homepage. Newspaper Map. We have indexed all newspapers and plotted their correct locations, in 39 countries.

Newspaper Map

Might have missed some. And most newspapers in another 199 countries, a bunch of them not in their correct locations. Add new ones here: add/correct "The immediate usefulness of Newspaper Map is readily apparent. " Jared Keller, The Atlantic "News of the World, One Click Away" Sam Grobart, New York Times. Newspaper Map. Cartoon Prints, American - About this Collection - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog. Money as You Grow – Kids and Money – President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability.

50 Core Documents. DocsTeach. Weareteachers.com/community/blogs/weareteachersblog/blog-wat/2014/01/06/21-top-websites-for-social-studies-teachers#.UtAT5dJdV8E. 13 Good Resources for Social Studies Teachers. I recently met an old colleague of mine for breakfast.

13 Good Resources for Social Studies Teachers

Steve and I team taught a course together for a couple of years before he retired a few years ago. During our conversation he said to me, "Richard, what I knew you were good at was finding things our students liked. " Coming from Steve, whose opinions I hold in high regards, took that as a compliment and as a reminder that I haven't published a good list for fellow social studies teachers in quite a while. Therefore, this evening I sat down and combed through my archives to pick what I think are some off the better free resources for social studies teachers and students. Museum Box is a great tool for creating virtual displays of artifacts that you find online. Mission U.S. offers two interactive journeys through two important eras in U.S.

History Animated. 13 Good Resources for Social Studies Teachers. I recently met an old colleague of mine for breakfast.

13 Good Resources for Social Studies Teachers

Steve and I team taught a course together for a couple of years before he retired a few years ago. During our conversation he said to me, "Richard, what I knew you were good at was finding things our students liked. " Wars. 8" Self-Propelled Howitzer Photograph by SP6 Cybrary Man Utah Memorial - Pearl Harbor, Hawaii American Wars: Explore Military History Online American Military History The Price of Freedom Americans at War.

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Historic American Newspapers - Chronicling America (The Library of Congress) Internet History Sourcebooks Project. Internet History Sourcebooks Project Paul Halsall, Editor Last Modified: Dec 11 | linked pages may have been updated more recently.

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

American Migration [Interactive Map] History for the Rest of Us. FaceJack - Hijack someone's face - A new entertainment app for iPhone®, iPad™ and iPod touch® Today in History: Surrender at Yorktown. Featured Image: Winged Time April 3, 2014 By Barat PSN Leave a Comment Curator’s note from the Library of Congress online exhibition: The Dream of Flight On these pages, the English poet and illustrator, William Blake, depicts the personification of “Time” as having wings.

Today in History: Surrender at Yorktown

On the left page, Time has his traditional scythe and conceals his wings as he creeps stealthily toward the viewer. On the right, Time has […] Featured Image: National Anti-Suffrage Association March 4, 2014 By Barat PSN Leave a Comment Compare and contrast the photo above with the top photo from the Learning from the Source: Tactics in the March to Suffrage post. WW2 Tweets from 1940 (RealTimeWWII) 42 Interactive History Lessons From Google. If you’re looking for a free and useful tool to help bring history to life, Google has you covered.

The search giant has been making big strides into education lately and classrooms around the world are benefiting. The Google Cultural Institute is an elegantly designed but elaborate resource that offers a glimpse into key happenings from years past. The website uses a horizontal-scrolling timeline view to help create a sense of time passing. There’s multimedia, interaction, and a lot to learn. Here’s a few more details from Google : Each exhibition features a narrative which links the archive material together to unlock the different perspectives, nuances and tales behind these events.

As with the other archives that we’ve helped bring onto the Internet, including the Dead Sea Scrolls , you can zoom in to see photos in great detail and search through millions of items for a specific country, person, event or date. The Great War Archive. Dec 25.

The Great War Archive

The Christmas Truce Sergeant Bernard Brookes was a signaller who spent ten months in Flanders in the beginning of the War before he suffered shellshock and was invalided out of active service. During his convalescence he wrote up the notes he had made during his service, giving a personal, unsentimental account of the appalling conditions in the trenches as well as humorous exploits on and off duty.Here are two short extracts relating to the famous Christmas Truce 1914: 24 December 1914: "An officer went out (after we had stood at our posts with rifles loaded in case of treachery) and arrangements were made that between 10.00am and noon, and from 2.00pm to 4.00pm tomorrow, intercourse between the Germs [sic] and ourselves should take place.

It was a beautiful night and a sharp frost set in, and when we awoke in the morning the ground was covered with a white raiment. You can read more of Sergeant Bernard Brookes’s story on the Europeana 1914-1918 site. Getting Students to Think Like Historians. A history of conflicts. Writing prompts. Media for educators and students. 1878-1913. Fold3 - Historical military records. Distance Simulations Group (HOLF) Online Interactive Simulations.

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54 Teaching and Lesson Plan Ideas for History Teachers #sschat. Since I've recently given a set of my curated plans for math teachers, English teachers and general common core standards (see end of this post), I thought I'd share some lessons for history teachers.

54 Teaching and Lesson Plan Ideas for History Teachers #sschat

If you're a history teacher and not following #sschat on Twitter, you should. This is a set of 12 lessons about what it was like for children to live in the second world war. I love this set of lessons because it builds empathy and helps teach the story of world war 2 from a child's perspective. September 11 is coming up. While it is still very hard for many of us to even talk about this day, we have a whole 11+ years of our students who have no memory of this event. The first handout on this page is a good overview of the timeline of 9/11. June 28 is the anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1.

If you want to teach about the Olympics, the TES forum out of the UK is where the great content is being uploaded daily. Topical studies are great. I have to bookmark this site just for me. Dr. Home - Zapaday. Spotzi, spot, zoom in and explore. Home - British Pathé. The Newspaper Clipping Image Generator - Create your own fun newspaper.

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World History. US History.