Social Studies Resources

Websites and Apps to support the Social Studies Classroom

Websites for Lessons:


ThingLink--lessons created using a single image

CSpan Classroom-Free Primary Source materials for teachers

Wide Angle-Global History

Edutopia's Pinterest Board-wide range of resources

DocsTeach-Activities created by teachers from the National Archives

Cybraryman's Social Studies webpage--GREAT resources.

Propoganda resources-Who is telling the truth?

6 Geography Game-Free Tech for Teachers website

80 Maps that Explain the World-Bellringer resource (look for parts One and Two)

TIMELINES!!-8 different timeline resources. Each one is searchable for lessons/timelines.

Best of History Websites-from EdTechTeacher. If you can't find it here, it may not exist (yet).

Current Events-10by10-Realtime updates of world events.

NewspaperMap-links to newspapers from around the world-great for PERSPECTIVE.

Sites for creating-Various sites where students can create content (lessons, projects, presentations, etc)

Link to A Adams Diigo for Social Studies. Link to History Teachers group in Diigo.

Other Resources by Content Area:

Courses Online



World History




Twitter Resources:

Useful Education Hashtags:








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