Digital Tools for Social Studies

Pam Evans

Special thanks to Janet Corder for allowing the use of her information.

QR Codes

QR codes - they're everywhere, but how can they be used in the classroom?
The easiest QR Code Reader is I-Nigma. It is available for most devices.

Let's check these out: Social Studies Livebinder in blue.

Interactive Websites

Some interactive websites require Flash Player, which will not work on iPads unless you have an app that reads Flash.
Remembering Pearl Harbor
Interactive Internet Resources for Social Studies
Smithsonian National Museum of National History Virtual Tour
US Capitol Virtual Tour
Library of Congress - Jump Back in Time
Tour Ellis Island
Interactive Sites for Education
iCivics (includes interactive activities and downloaded worksheets)
Social Studies: Middle School Games
History Animated
Interactive Constitution
6 Powerful Interactive History Sites
Remembering Pearl Harbor
The American Revolution
Civil War 150
Freedom: A History of US
Growth of a Nation
This Amazing America - displays the population distribution of every person in America
Interactive Constitution by the National Constitution Center

Click here to access the Interactive Websites LiveBinder that includes all subject areas.


The Associated Press and British Movietone YouTube channels provide public access to videos and clips from historical events of the past 150 years.


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