Resources for Social studies

Websites, Podcasts, and Videos

History Resource

This website offers lesson plans, and historical documents for history teachers to use. http://sheg.stanford.edu/

Classroom management resource

This website allows you to have your students submit assignments and keep track of their grade on the internet. http://www.edmodo.com/

Project Resource

This website allows for students to create projects with their own voices on them for a history class. http://www.meograph.com/

Education World

This website is the Educator's Best Friend. This website has lesson plans, educational content, job hirings, and website reviews. This is truly an educator's best friend. http://www.educationworld.com/

Teachers pay Teachers

This is a website JUST for teachers! It is all about getting things from other teachers. There are lesson plans, some free and some for a small fee, and other fun resources. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/

Lesson Planet

This is a search engine for educators. You can use this website to simply search for lesson plans and worksheet. It is like a Google, but it is for education. http://www.lessonplanet.com/

Teacher Created Resource

This is a great website to teachers to buy stuff for their classrooms. It has things for decorating issues, like charts and bulletin boards, or books, like for pleasure and math. http://www.teachercreated.com/

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

This is a government funded website. It has a lot of free lesson plans and resources from the government. http://free.ed.gov/

Surf Net Kids

This website has many different resources for vocabulary games. They have links for quizzes, games, worksheets, and much more. This is a good website to use for a vocabulary lesson. http://www.surfnetkids.com/vocabulary_games.htm

Pinterest

Pinterest is a site for sharing creative ideas. Teachers use this to share lesson plans and all kinds of other ideas. http://pinterest.com/

Eric

This website is the world's largest digital library of of education literacy. Any literacy book can be found online. This would be great for any classroom. http://www.eric.ed.gov/

Youtube Videos

The Emancipation Strategy
Lincoln, westward expansion and the causes of the civil war
Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28
World War II: Crash Course World History #38
THE COLD WAR - PART 1: From World War to Cold War

Podcasts

History Hour: Muhammad Ali and the Draft

This podcast is about the story of how Ali refused to sign up for the draft and was sent to jail because of it. https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/bbc/id121676617?mt=2

Defining Success

This is all about learning how to be successful. https://itunes.apple.com/us/genre/podcasts-business-careers/id1410?mt=2

inside creative writing

This podcast helps students with their ability to write. Will help in any classroom. https://itunes.apple.com/us/genre/podcasts-arts-literature/id1401?mt=2

Entrepreneurship

This podcast goes through how to come up with an idea and make a business out of it. https://itunes.apple.com/us/genre/podcasts-business-management/id1413?mt=2

Noise: A Human History

This podcast is about the history of music. I think all of history should be remembered. https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/bbc/id121676617?mt=2