1. Secondary Social Studies - Core Learning Goals [Maryland]; government, US History and World History
  2. Curriculum Standards for Social Studies from the National Council for the Social Studies
Sites with links for Social Studies teachers and students
  1. Allegany County Social Studies Resources - includes courses, resources for teachers and students on a secondary and elementary level.
  2. Washington County, Maryland - Secondary Social Studies webpage. Includes many bookmarks for social studies teachers.
  3. Kathy Schrock's Social Studies Resources - lists many Social Studies resources including a link to cultural US maps.
  4. US History website by Mr. Tassinari at Palmdale High School in Palmdale, California
  5. Social Studies Resources - by Fred Risinger, director of Professional Development in the School of Education at Indiana University, Bloomington.
  6. Social Studies Resources - gathered by Dr. Marty Levine, Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education, California State University. Includes lesson plans and resources from the Internet which social studies teachers will find useful.
  7. Social Studies Resources Utah State Board of Education
Websites for Social Studies teachers and students
  1. The History Channel - includes This Day in History, search tool (by keyword or timeline) for any topic in history.
  2. NIE Online - newspaper activities by grade level for teaching current events
  3. National Council for the Social Studies - an information service for educators
Tools for Social Studies teachers and students
  1. Local Times Around the World -"This guide attempts to list all of the world's countries, and many of its islands, with a pointer to the local time in the region."
  2. World Time Zones - from the Greenwich Time website
  3. Time Zone Converter - Greenwich Time website
  4. How Far Is It? - Excellent site for finding latitude and longitude as well as calculating the distance between two cities.
  5. Astrodienst Atlas Query - Find geographic locations
  6. Foreign Exchange Currency Converter

Elementary links


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