Social studies on the ‘net


A note from one of our school’s librarians:

Here are some web sites for Social Studies teachers:

Center for History and New Media – http://chnm.gmu.edu

Cyberschoolbus: United Nations – http://www.cyberschoolbus.un.org – international issues and the United Nations

Digital History – http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu – US History

Famous Trials – http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/ftrials.htm

History/Social Studies for K-12 Teachers – http://home.comcast.net/~dboals1/boals.html – links to SS issues

Humanities-Interactive – http://www.humanities-interactive.org/a_base_UD.html

HyperHistory Online – http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html – world history

iEARN – http://www.iearn.org – online projects

Internet History Sourcebooks Project – http://www.fordham.edu/halsall – ancient, medieval history, modern history

The Learning Page…Especially for Teachers – http://lcweb2.loc.gov/learn

National Geographic Education Guide – http://www.nationalgeographic.com/education

Newsweek Education Program – http://www.newsweekeducation.com

SCORE: History/Social Science – http://score.rims.k12.ca.us

Special Projects: Understanding World Events – http://www.esrnational.org/sp/we/world.htm

Gee, didn’t I note most of those sites?  If I did, it wasn’t recently enough.  A good reminder (my AP government students used the UMKC site for their projects on the Scopes Trial last month).  Check out each of those sites and let us know which ones you find particularly valuable.

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