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.
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)
Arizona Geographic Alliance
National Geographic Education - Lesson Plans, Activities, Interactives, Mapping, Media, Ecosystems, Weather…
Harcourt Eduplace – Outline maps including some historical maps
- Texas Birdseye View Maps and Lessons
- UT’s PCL Online Map Collection
- Storytelling with Maps Gallery
Texas Law-Related Education - Lesson Plans, Curriculum, and Workshops
Annette Strauss Institute for Civil Life – Unbiased information on candidates, elected officials, bills, etc.
Project Vote Smart from Annette Strauss Institute (the match.com of voting)