Teachinghistory.org

Teachinghistory.org is an online clearinghouse of resources for U.S. history teachers developed by Stanford University and the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.   The site offers links to quality historical content, lesson plans, teaching strategies, and guides to working with primary sources.  It also offers images, videos, audio files, and suggestions […]


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Robert Kaplinsky

Robert Kaplinsky is a math specialist who trains and works with K-12 math teachers.  His website offers real-world problems that help make students think about math.  It also contains resources about questioning and DOK.  Be sure to sign up for his weekly newsletter.


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iCivics

iCivics was founded by Sandra Day O’Connor to promote civics education in schools.  iCivics has a variety of engaging interactive tools, games and print materials to help students learn about the workings of our government.  The resources are created by former educators and are used by over 110,000 teachers.


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KnowItAll.org

KnowItAll.org is an educational site appropriate for grades K-12,  produced by ETV in South Carolina.  It contains interactive sites, videos, images, audio files and more that are easily searchable by grade level and subject.  The site also offers Collections and resources for teachers.


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Gapminder

Gapminder is an interactive website that provides facts and statistics related to global development.  The information is displayed visually through a scatterplot.  Users can choose up to three indicators to display.  The Gapminder site also contains classroom resources and lesson plans for teachers.


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Would You Rather…?

Would You Rather…? is a website designed to offer math challenges based on real-world scenarios.  Each problem contains an image and a Would You Rather question.  They are geared for middle or high school students.


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Listenwise

Listenwise is a site designed to bring current events into the classroom.  The site contains podcasts from a wide variety of public radio shows.  The podcasts were chosen for their relevance to the middle and high school curriculum.  They are also engaging for students to listen to.  Included with the podcasts are lesson plans, listening guides, […]


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Math Science & Music

Math Science & Music is a site that offers engaging lessons, games and other activities that integrate music, math and science.  The purpose of the site is to promote STEM education.  The primary target audience is grades 4-8, but there are supplemental materials available for younger and older students.  The site is being developed by scholars […]


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Data USA

Data USA is a site that allows viewers to easily collect census data of the US Government.  Data can be searched and is presented in a way that makes it easy to read and understand.  There also some subcategories of data that can be accessed through the links on the left sidebar.


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TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing is the TED site created for education.  It contains an extensive library of short, engaging videos and lesson plans covering a wide array of topics.   Teachers can create their own lessons related to the videos using tools available on the site.


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