Social Studies / History

Social Studies / History

Discovery K12

Discovery K12, Inc. was founded and developed by Sheri Wells, a 25 year tech veteran, entrepreneur, and homeschool mom.

Not Even Past: 15 Minute History

This history podcast, from the University of Texas at Austin, is meant to be a resource for both teachers and students. Source: https://15minutehistory.org/

Bring the World to Your Classroom

This curated collection of free learning resources from NHPBS and PBS includes standards-aligned videos, interactive content, lesson plans, and more, for all grade levels. Source: https://nhpbs.pbslearningmedia.org/

Project Gutenberg

At this site, you can explore more than 60,000 free e-books, either to read online or download. Source: https://www.gutenberg.org/

Stanford History Education Group: Free Curriculum

This site from the Stanford History Education Group requires creating an account, but once you do you’ll have free access to all lessons, assessments, and curriculum collections. Source: https://sheg.stanford.edu/

Library of Congress: Lesson Plans

Visit this site from the Library of Congress to find lesson plans that meet Common Core and state standards, as well as the standards of national organizations. Source: https://www.loc.gov/teachers/

Visit National Parks from Your Couch!

One of the best things America ever did was establish the national parks system, conserving the nation’s ecological heritage and pristine wilderness for everyone to enjoy. But, while visiting the parks is a family road trip classic, it’s not exactly an inexpensive experience for many of us, not to mention how time consuming it can…

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