Recommended History Sites

Recommended History Sites

Mr. Donn's Ancient History Page

The State Report Section of ClassBrain: Classbrain has assembled state report resources for all those students (and parents) doing reports on U.S. states. Templates, clipart and other resources are available here. The websites gathered for each state include the official state websites, so this will be a place to start for many students.

Students of the World: Information about ALL countries of the World through interactive maps (geography, stats...) ; Penpals ; Educational games ; Forums.

Social Studies Made Simple
Information about social studies topics including history, economics, geography, current events, and governent aimed at teachers and students. Provides forum for homework help.

USA Hero
Provides photos and short biographical facts about many Americans who have excelled in some manner and become heroes to the nation.

Black History Facts Calendar
"ON THIS DATE IN BLACK HISTORY: A CALENDAR OF EVENTS" -- This free, daily Black History Facts Calendar contains over 2,000 entries highlighting Black events. This website is a great resource for Black History.

The Jamestown Online Adventure: Put your students in the situation of landing in the New World and making all the decisions needed to found a colony. This simulation lets them decide where to land, what to do when they get there, and even how many will be required to do hard labor. There are online helpers in the form of the London Company's Instruction and a Native American neighbor. Players will be scored as to how well they fared given the choices made, and will review what actually happened in Jamestown.

Bill of Rights Institute: Bill of Rights Institute has a large selection of free lesson plans available to teachers looking for a way to bring the Bill of Rights and the Constitution to life. Primary Source Activities, Citizenship and Character Lessons, and Historical Narratives offer new ideas for the study of the amendments to the U.S. Constitution and how those amendments affect U.S. society.

How To Thrive And Survive In The Classroom

Guide To Getting A Teaching Job

ETeach: A Teacher Resource. A Teacher Resource For Learning The Strategies Of Master Teachers.