Teacher RESOURCES

Alberta Health Services: Instructional Methods

A clear, user-friendly site that explains a variety of instructional methods such as small groupwork, role plays, and class discussion. 

 

Civic terms to know which relate to concepts found in the Declaration of Independence and the Preamble to the Constitution.

 

A database curated by Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs.  Search under categories such as History, Government, or Social Studies.

 

eberly Center

Provides suggestions and strategies for assessing student learning and performance. 

 

 Library of humanities lesson plans by subject, theme, and grade level. Find Art and Culture lessons on anthropology, art history, folklore, mythology, religion, and more.   

 

EDUTOPIA

Good source for info on many topics, including assessment.  

 

The Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center at Indiana University has some great online lessons and resources about the Silk Road and other topics.

 

Dr. Marty Levine has gathered useful online lesson plans and resources for social studies teachers.

 

National ARCHIVES

Cartoon analysis worksheet and links to other worksheets and other resources. 

Free resources for teachers and students relating to everything about social studies.

 

Geographic learning standards and classroom materials, designed in a modular system which includes activities, lessons, and units.

 

Searchable index of digital social studies resources with filters for grade level and subject.

 

Offers resources on art and culture; history and travel; science and technology. From interactive labs to lesson plans to homework help.

 

Terrific lesson plans and resources for historical thinking skills. 

 

A set of free tools for teachers to create awesome timelines. Check them out.

 

Powerful, innovative model curriculum for teaching world history in middle and high schools.