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Free Resources for Teaching Social Studies
Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about people. With biographies and daily features that highlight newsworthy, compelling, and surprising points-of-view, we are the digital source for true stories about people that matter.
Explore the library of humanities lesson plans by subject, theme, and grade level. Fine Art and Culture lessons on anthropology, art history, folklore, mythology, religion, and more. All from the NEH site
Eye Witness History
History through the eyes of those who lived it. Personal accounts of events in history. (not updated recently)
Free Social Studies Worksheets & Themed Units
EdHelper offers activities and projects all geared towards a better understanding of Social Studies
History Chanel Classroom
HISTORY Classroom offers resources for teachers, parents and students including education guides, learning tools, and links to educational content.
Library of Congres Teachers Programs
The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library''s vast digital collections in their teaching.
National Council for the Social Studies
This is a great website for teachers and students. It provides free resources relating to everything about social studies.
PBS Learning Media - Social Science
Explore the past and learn about the present with resources on government, history, economics, and more from PBS Learning Media.
Smithsonian Learning Lab
Smithsonian offers great resources on Art & Culture, History & Travel, and Science From interactive Idealabs to homework help and much more.
World History for Us All
A powerful, innovative model curriculum for teaching world history in middle and high schools. World History for Us All is a project of the UCLA Department of History's Public History Initiative, National Center for History in the Schools..