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Mr. Marshman







http://hnn.us/ History News Network - "Because the Past is the Present, and the Future Too"


Online Resources


TeachingHistory.org - National History Education Clearinghouse - teaching materials, primary douments, best practices - U.S.Dept.of Ed
The National Archives Experience - Docs Teach - Primary Documents are used to display significant eras in history - displayed on a map
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/default.asp Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy - Yale Law School
http://www.ourcourts.org/play-games See if you can determine the lawyer for each case - civics - "Do I Have a Right?" / "Argument Wars"
Links for Social Studies Teachers (click here to see online links)
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/charters_of_freedom_1.html The Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights
http://www.newberry.org/K12maps/?THEBIGDEALBOOK=633987348275137465 Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms
http://web.wm.edu/hsi/index.html?svr=www Historical Scene Investigation (similar to Crime Scene Investigations)
http://davidrumsey.com David Rumsey Historical Map Collection - 20,000+ high-resolution maps and images online : rare 18th and 19th century maps of North and South America, also includes historical maps of other continents

http://www.shmoop.com/history/

find information about an historical an event, timeline, important people, big picture analysis, look at the event "Through the Lens of...diplomacy, war, politics, gender, race"...click on "Best of the Web" for historical documents, photos, websites, music, books, movies etc..

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/ Discovery Education

http://school.nettrekker.com/subject/?home=1 NetTrekker
http://nieonline.com/aaec/cftc.cfm Editorial Cartoonist.com - Cartoons for the Classroom

http://www.free.ed.gov/index.cfm Free Teaching Resources (Animations, Primary Documents, Photos, Videos - search by subject)

http://www.wdl.org/en/ World Digital Library - search for primary documents by place, time, topic, type of item, institution

http://www.jmu.edu/madison/teacher/menu.htm Educational Resources for Teachers (download templates,forms for classroom use)


Google Earth

http://historytours.wikispaces.com/ Google Earth History Tours (created by History Teachers/CFF Coaches: Ian McCoog - Southern HS and Jason Heiser - Selisgrove HS)

http://www.jogtheweb.com/jog/#/UEowjsXRBffS/1 an online tour of how to get started with Google Earth, how it can be used in the classroom, the ins and outs of the program - created by Jason Heiser (history teacher/CFF coach at Selinsgrove)

http://www.gelessons.com/lessons/ An Educational Resource for Teachers - How-to's/ Student Control / Teacher Control / Mini Lesons - Search for lessons by content area



http://www.imdb.com/Sections/Years/ select the year / topic to see what videos are available

http://www.ed.sc.edu/caw/theme.html you'll find all sorts of searchable data bases here

http://www.eduref.org/Virtual/Lessons/index.shtml



History Interactives


http://www.learner.org/interactives/middleages/feudal.html "What was it really like to live in the Middle Ages?" (Feudal Life, Homes, Clothing, Religion, Health, Town Life, Arts and Entertainment, Related Resources)
http://www.learner.org/interactives/collapse/index.html "Collapse: Why Do Civilizations Fall?" (The Maya, Mesopotamia, Chaco Canyon, Mali & Songhai, Related Resources)
http://www.learner.org/interactives/renaissance/index.html "Renaissance : What Inspired This Age of Balance and Order?" (Out of The Middle Ages, Exploration & Trade, Printing & Thinking, Symmetry Shape & Size, Focus on Florence, Related Resources)
http://www.learner.org/interactives/historymap/index.html "United States History Map" (From Sea to Shining Sea, 50 States, Indians, Colonists, The Nation Expands, Test Your Skills)
http://show.mappingworlds.com//usa/?lang=EN select a subject (people, planet, business, politics, living) - choose a sub category and watch the locations of the map change in size according to the percentage of that state or country that represents the data.

http://www.gapminder.org/ statistical data about countries/nations represented in maps

http://www.worldology.com/Europe/europe_history_lg.htm European History Interactive Map through the ages


More Online Resources

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games.htm geography online map games

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/ Regional history from the National Achives

National Jukebox Historical Recordings from the Library of Congress
http://www.icue.com/portal/site/iCue/iCueHistoryCourseHomePage U.S. History - NBC News
http://www.icue.com/portal/site/iCue/iCuePoliticsCourseHomePage U.S. Government and Politics

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/dynamic_MC_20th_Century_Presidents_web.html Presidents 25-30 (20 question quiz)

Reference Guides
http://eudocs.lib.byu.edu EuroDocs: Online Sources for European History
http://www.law.ou.edu/hist A Chronology of U.S. Historical Documents - 140 full text docs from pre-Colonial period to present
http://www.gksoft.com/govt Governments on the WWW - arranged by continent and country - links connect to official government sites
http://www.usa.gov USA.gov - official internet gateway to U.S. government resources
http://thomas.loc.gov THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet- federal legislation, bills and resolutions, activities in Congress...
http://opencrs.com Open CRS - Congressional Research Service of the LIbrary of COngress - highly respected nonpartisan reports relating to current politics


This collection contains more than 2000 unique lesson plans which were written and submitted by teachers from all over the United States and the world. These lesson plans are also included in GEM, which links to over 40,000 online education resources. Search the Lesson Plan Collection!

http://www.activehistory.co.uk/ "Active History offers award-winning methods of bringing world history alive in the school classroom. It is packed with virtual interviews, online simulations, educational arcade games, worksheets, lesson plans and revision quizzes. As the work of a full-time teacher, the site is practical and regularly updated."

http://www.eric.ed.gov/ search topics, themes, articles...

http://webquest.org/index.php search for a webquest that has already been created or create your very own

http://www.42explore.com/
On each page you'll find definitions, activities, the 4 good starting points, and many more links and resources for the thematic topic.
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124251060 jobs that used to be part of American society that no longer exist


KK - 17 June 2011