Subject: Social Studies

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Free printable worksheets for students at home

Free printable worksheets for students at home

Carson Dellosa Education has free access to printable educational worksheets for all grade levels! These worksheets range from pre-k to high school, and offer a wide variety of subjects. This site gives instant access to materials are great for teachers, parents, and homeschool families. Download your free printable activities here.

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ActiveHistory offers simulations, games, lessons and more

ActiveHistory offers simulations, games, lessons and more

ActiveHistory provides educational simulations, quizzes, games, lesson plans, and worksheets. All of the materials on the site were created by a full-time educator. A one-month free trial is available on request to support schools that are currently closed.

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Students use Clips app to create products

Students use Clips app to create products

EdTEchTeam offers ideas on how to get creative with Clips with your students. If your students are using iPads at home for remote learning, there are many opportunities for them to use the Clips app to create products that demonstrate understanding in a fun and engaging way with any subject. 

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Soundtrap offers unique way to create and collaborate with your students

Soundtrap offers unique way to create and collaborate with your students

Soundtrap for Education offers trials for teachers and students in an effort to support schools as they deliver instruction remotely. The resource allows students and teachers to explore creative sound recording options for all subject areas, ages, and ability levels. Users can take spoken word and crate an interactive transcript, add instruments, invite others to...

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SMART Learning Suite Online software offers teachers a way to engage students

SMART Learning Suite Online software offers teachers a way to engage students

SMART Technologies is offering free resources to support distance learning. In an effort to connect classrooms with learning remotely, SMART learning has created lessons and activities for students through their SMART Learning Suite Online software. Some of the resources available include K-12 lessons and activities, webinars, and parent information. Teachers can choose to use this...

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Ben’s Guide for ages 4-14+

Ben’s Guide for ages 4-14+

Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government is an interactive website, hosted by the U.S. Government Publishing Office, that informs students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government. Students can go to the website and click on their age range to begin exploring. The site features many learning adventures and games.

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Library of Congress offers lesson materials, PD

Library of Congress offers lesson materials, PD

The Library of Congress offers lesson materials and professional development in order to help teachers utilize primary sources from the Library’s digital collections in their lessons. Educators can find Library of Congress lesson plans that are standards-aligned by searching here.

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Flipgrid offers social learning for all ages

Flipgrid offers social learning for all ages

On Flipgrid, teachers create Grids on which classes can meet to discuss topics. Learners can respond to topics with short videos, much like on social media. This tool can be used from anything from a check-in to a reflection to a mini-presentation. Teachers can sign up for free here.

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Annotate live with Edji

Annotate live with Edji

Edji allows for live annotation of PDFs, images, online articles, and GIFs. This engaging and collaborative tool can be used in many content areas and offers teachers real-time feedback from students. Teachers can instantly see what engages their class, where student struggle, and who read how much. Try Edji here.