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View Resource SCORE History / Social Science Resources

SCORE, a cooperative project of the California County Superintendent's Educational Services Association, has made K-12 teacher and student resources in four major subject areas available at sites in Humboldt County (Science), San Diego County (Language Arts), Kings County (Mathematics), and San Bernardino and Butte Counties (Social Studies). While each site has its own personality and delivery...

http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/
View Resource Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program for Teachers (WWLPT)

Brought to you by the prestigious Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the WWLPT provides leadership development courses (referred to here as "Institutes") and materials for teachers in the general sciences. The web site's Teacher Resources section includes an impressive selection of curriculum and lesson plans in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Environment, Mathematics, and World...

https://woodrow.org/
View Resource At Home in the Heartland Online

Developed by the Illinois State Museum, this site examines the history of the Midwest from 1700 to the present. The site divides the history of the Midwest into five periods corresponding roughly with recognized periods in the history of the American Republic: 1700-1800, 1800-1850, 1850-1890, 1890-1920, 1920-1950, and 1950 to the present. The exhibit for each period includes timelines, maps, oral...

http://exhibits.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/index.htm...
View Resource HomeworkSpot.com

StartSpot Mediaworks, creators of the well-regarded LibrarySpot.com, have recently announced the launch of three new Spot sites. Like the original, these new sites are very user-friendly portals to relevant sites and resources. Each site has a similar layout, with subsections such as Must See sites, In the News, By the Numbers, Themes, You Asked For It, and On Exhibit in the main right-hand side...

http://www.homeworkspot.com/
View Resource Into the Marchand Archive

A professor of History at UC-Davis, Roland Marchand has placed online an excellent collection of primary source teaching materials for use in both secondary school and university classrooms. This site is hosted by the History Project, which is in turn part of the California History-Social Science Project (CHSSP), a collaborative network of teachers, from kindergartens to the universities, "with...

http://marchand.ucdavis.edu/
View Resource Best of History Websites

An anthology of online history resources, this site was crafted and designed for history students, teachers, and enthusiasts. Established by Thomas Daccord, history teacher and instructional technology consultant at the Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, Massachusetts, this site not only provides links to online resources, but also rates them on a one to five star scale. The site features ten...

http://besthistorysites.net/
View Resource Animated Atlas

A commercial site, Animated Atlas provides excellent audio-visual resources for teachers and students of European and American history. The resources combine maps and animation to create short video presentations on such subjects as the growth of the United States and the First World War. Though most of the videos must be ordered, the site provides free samples of its presentations, including a...

http://www.animatedatlas.com
View Resource HistoryWorld Screenshot

Sponsored by Britain's Virtual Teacher Centre (and underwritten by the National Grid For Learning), HistoryWorld contains over 400 separate historical articles and approximately 4000 events within its unique database. Visitors may begin by looking through the World History section, where it is possible to take any number of "tours through time," which essentially display a complete succession of...

http://www.historyworld.net/
View Resource LearningSpace

Looking back to the late nineteenth century, one can find traces of the earliest distance education learning programs at the university level at places like the University of Chicago and Columbia University. It would take six decades before an entire university was created specifically as a distance teaching institution, and it would happen on the other side of the Atlantic. This school is Open...

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/
View Resource Academic Earth Screenshot

Academic Earth provides videos of lectures by top scholars in "Subjects" that range from Astronomy to Entrepreneurship to Religion, from "Universities" as celebrated as MIT, Berkeley, Harvard, and Stanford. Visitors must register to view the lectures, but registration is free. There are over 1500 video lectures available, with more being added everyday. In addition to viewing the lectures...

http://academicearth.org/
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