Subject: Social Studies

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Adventure Academy offers learning activities for kids 8-13

Adventure Academy offers learning activities for kids 8-13

Adventure Academy is offering an extended free trial for students affected by school closures as well as 49% off an annual subscription. This online learning program is for students ages 8-13 and includes learning games and videos for reading, math, science, and social studies. In language arts, students can develop mastery of skills like main...

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EDSITEment offers humanities lesson materials

EDSITEment offers humanities lesson materials

EDSITEment is a website created in a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Trust for the Humanities. The site offers free K-12 humanities education materials for social studies, ELA, foreign language, and art courses. Resources available on the site include lesson plans, teacher guides, and student activities. Teachers and parents seeking high-quality humanities...

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Step-by-Step Solutions with Wolfram Alpha

Step-by-Step Solutions with Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha is a one-stop-shop for high school students looking for additional materials in Math, Science and Technology, Society and Culture, and much more. This site uses a vast database of expert-level knowledge to provide students the ability to search for solutions to problems. With step-by-step problem solving, this resource is a wonderful tool to...

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KidCitizen offers episodes with primary sources from the Library of Congress

KidCitizen offers episodes with primary sources from the Library of Congress

KidCitizen offers episodes for children to explore civics and government through the investigation of primary source photographs from the Library of Congress. This resource is tailored to meet the educational needs of students in grades K-5. Help your at-home learner find something new to explore at https://www.kidcitizen.net.

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Enjoy geographic and culture storytelling on Mapita

Enjoy geographic and culture storytelling on Mapita

Mapita is a site that features beautiful geographic and cultural story-telling, aimed at fostering empathy. Readers can enjoy stories from various countries around the world including India, Australia, Afganistan, Peru, The United States, and Canada, among others. Each story serves as a record of life on our planet. This site can be used for social...

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Carrot-Top offers free educational resources about the United States

Carrot-Top offers free educational resources about the United States

Carrot-Top offers free education resources for teachers to support instruction both in the classroom and at home. Their resources include information about the flag and proper etiquette as well as learning resources for the United States including states and capitals, presidents, and more. The site also offers instructional resources for students to learn about the...

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Gilder Lehrman Institute offers history lessons, resources, and more

Gilder Lehrman Institute offers history lessons, resources, and more

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s website features a teacher section that includes lessons, digital resources, primary sources, and seminars. Additionally, during the COVID-19 outbreak, the institute is providing K-12 families with free access to the many remote learning resources on their site. Register for access here to be granted full, free access to...

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AWE Learning offers free printable resources for early learners

AWE Learning offers free printable resources for early learners

AWE Learning offers interactive games and eBooks to help engage young learners. The company has over 4,000 learning activities that are all correlated to academic standards in math, science, social studies, reading, writing, and computer skills. AWE Learning is offering free printable resources for early learners including practice with shapes, counting, spelling, rhyming, addition, and...

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Pop-Culture Inspired Education

Pop-Culture Inspired Education

Young Minds Inspire uses pop culture to teach kids subjects like social studies, language arts, STEM, and more. From Pre-K to grade 12, you can find educational activities themed in some of the latest and greatest pop-culture icons like Dr. Seuss, Charlie Brown and the Peanuts, and so many more! There are digital activities, lesson...

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Esri: GIS Mapping Software offers unique PBL experience

Esri: GIS Mapping Software offers unique PBL experience

Esri is a geography and data tool that can combine information, find patterns, and make connections. This software is used to solve real issues facing society in real time, but can also be very useful in social studies courses, particularly for project based learning at the secondary level. GIS can help students understand the geographic...