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 History Thinking

Themes

Standards

Primary Sources

History Sites

 Finding lesson Plans

Creating the lesson

Class Management 

Web site host

Free Clipart


Presentations

Education Conference: William Jessup University
Should we restrict Immigration?

TAH: Conquistadors

CCHE: Cherokee Trail of Tears

Sac State 2013

TAH: Immigration Pros and Cons

District TeacherWeb Sites Workshop

Using TeacherWeb.com

Save that URL: Delicious
A great way to save bookmarks online

Try exploring these web sites for your web page...

The Teacher's Corner.net: printable worksheets

Teacher Tube: YouTube?

National Geographic Videos

Exploratorium Cool Sites

Education world.com


The Teacher's Corner.net

Edhelper.com

Discovery Channel.com

Virtual Middle School Library

Sample lessons

Elementary Science Lessons

MiddleSchool Science.com

Biology in Motion

KidsOlr: Interactive Math

PBS Reading and Language Arts

Homework Help Sites

 General Use

 Math
  Schoolwork.org  Math Forum
 Homework Spot.com  Cool Math.com
 HomeworkHelp  Hotmath.com
 Yahooligans WebMath.com
 Jiskha.com AAAMath.com
 Kidinfo.com Math Goodies

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Historical Thinking

Why study American history?

American Historical Society

Why study World History?

World History For Us All


What is Historical Thinking?

Historical Thinking Matters.com

Web Sites to Practice Historical Thinking

Historical Thinking Exercises
(interesting web site)

America's History in the Making

HTM: Historical Thinking Matters

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Themes for teaching / organization: U.S. History

THE SUPERCONCEPTS.pdf

Using the Themes / Concepts to Pose Essential Questions

Themes for teaching / organization: World History

THE SUPERCONCEPTS.pdf

Using G.R.A.P.E.S.

World History For Us All.sdsu.edu

PDF file on World History Themes

PDF file on College Board.com

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Standards and Skills

SCORE: Framework and Standards

SCORE: Skills to be taught in History

SCORE: Resources

CTAP Online Course Models

Sample STAR Questions

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Primary Sources

Why Use Primary Sources to teach History?

It's in the California Framework! SCORE: Skills to be taught in History

National Archives

American Memory (Library of Congress)

Wisconsin Historical Society

Some places to find Primary Sources...

EduPlace
Library of Congress
National Archives
Fordham.edu
Calisphere
Infomine.ucr.edu
Crossroads

Guides and Templates for Analyzing Sources

Library of Congress: Creating Lessons with Primary Sources

Guide to analyzing a source: SOAPS

NARA's Document Analysis Worksheets

Smithsonian Analysis Worksheets (6 handouts / good for world history)

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Collection of History Web Sites

BestHistorySites.net
Teachinghistory.org

Historymatters.gmu.edu
Nara Digital Classroom (National Archives)
American Memory (Library of Congress)
Digital History
Historyplace.com/
pbs.org for Teachers
Eyewitness to History
Hyperhistory.com
History Channel.com
New 2009: Center for History and Media
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
History of Today
ushistory.org
Resinger.indiana.edu
Sabato's web site

Economic Links 

Analyzing Art (TAH)

Met Museum
Picturing America

Smithsonian Landscape painting
American Art

PBS Images of the West
America's Library

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Find Lesson Plans for all Subjects

SCORE
Edsitement
Innovative classroom.com
C-Span Classroom
Cloudnet.com

Education world.com
The Teacher's Corner.net
Edhelper.com

Discovery Channel.com

Kid's Online Resources
Learning Network (current events)

Federal Resources
The Gateway.org

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Creating Lessons:

Foundations...

The Secret Ingredients (pdf)

Bloom's Taxonomy (pdf)

Howard Gardner (pdf)

Lesson Templates

HotChalk: lesson template

Another lesson template from Lesson Page.com. (word doc)

Lesson Plans 4 Teachers.com

Teacher Tools

K6 Educators

How about a list of strategies to teach History?

SCORE strategies: Upper elementary to Middle School

More SCORE strategies: Middle School to High School

Reading and Writing strategies

More Reading strategies

Strategies for Success

Rubrics for Assessments

SCORE rubrics

RubiStar: Create your own rubric

Gil's History essay rubric.doc

In conclusion...Secrets of Great History Teachers

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Classroom Management Websites

Education World:Classroom Management 101

Pacificnet.net: Getting ready for School (tips from experienced teachers)

Teacher Vision (Drake University): all kinds of support for teachers

Grades Online: http://www.mygradebook.com
Create tests online: http://www.funbrain.com

Goal Setting for Kids and Teachers

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Geography

Why Study Geography?

My Wonderful World

University of Wisconsin

5 Themes of Geography and activities:

5 Themes of Geography

National Geographic.com

Links...

Geography.about.com: links

Population Reference Bureau

CIA World Factbook

NASA for Kids

My Wonderful World

National Geography lessons

Discovery lessons

Top rated geography lessons

National Geography videos

Maps to download and Interactive maps

National Geographic Xpeditions (download maps and lessons)

Education Place (download maps)

National Atlas.gov (check out the dynamic maps!)

Atlapedia.com (maps to view)

Geography Quiz: The World

Interactive Map the U.S. and the World

National Geographic Map Machine

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Virtual Field Trips, Audios, Music, Videos, Art

Virtual Tours
Oops.bizland
Panoramic Tours
Rome
Oregon Trail: Virtual tour
360 degree tour of Ellis Island
 
Use of Audio online:
Slave Narratives
History.com
Scholastic Ellis Island: Virtual Tour
Speaking Arabic language
 
Use of Music online:
Japan instruments
African instruments
History music
 
Use of Videos online
National Geographic Videos
History.com
 
Art and Pictures
Picturing America
 
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FREE WEB SITE HOST

Create your own web site

Tripod.com

TeacherWeb.com

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FREE CLIP ART

Photos: http://www.ditto.com/
Altavista search for images



History Images: http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html
History clip art:
http://members.aol.com/donnandlee/FunHistory.html

School clipart
http://www.kidsdomain.com/clip
http://awesomeclipartforkids.com
http://www.pics4learning.com
http://classroomclipart.com
http://www.disneyclipart.com

Animations

Animated Cartoons

Best Animations.com

Cyber Animated animals

Millanimations

Animfactory.com

Animation Library


General Use

Animal Clipart

Clipart Universe

Clip Art Connection

Barry's Clip Art

AAAclipart.com

Fonts

Flaming Text.com

Great place for font creations: coolarchive.com/

Alphabet Connection (great place for fonts)


Lines, Bars, Separators

Icon Bazaar
Silicon Valley
Ender Design
Cool Archive
Eosdev.com

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Sound files

Sound Effects

Find Sounds

Partners in Rhyme

A1 Sounds

Junglewalk.com

Stonewashed.net

Name that Tune

Chi-Tunes
LeBeau Tunes
NIEH Tunes
I love wavs.com

Midi database
Home.swipenet
Sammy Tunes
Rock and Pop
Simply the Best Tunes: theme songs

Movie / TV sounds

MovieSounds.com
MovieWavs.com
WaveCentral.com
DaNo's TV tunes
Planet TV Tunes
Simply the Best Tunes: Movie Dialogues

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PUZZLES & GAMES


School History Games.com
The Puzzlefactory.com
www.puzzlemaker.com
Worldvillage.com
www.brainbashers.com

PowerPoint for Jeapordy and other games

Madison Center

Schools.net

 

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History Workshop

Why study history?

Historians.org

Guide to teaching history: A philosophical approach

Themes for teaching / organization

National Assessment of Educational Progress / pdf

World History

U.S. History

SCORE: Skills to be taught in History

Strategies:

Score

University of Delaware

Middle Web.com

To Improve Reading and Writing

Secrets of Great History Teachers

Lessons

Score: Course Models

NARA: National Archives and Records Administration
Lessons for Using Primary Sources and U.S. History.
Original documents...can be difficult to read.
Sample Lessons...
Chinese Boycott
Sedition Law
Sioux Treaty

American Memory: Library of Congress
Lessons for U.S. History
Sample lesson: Created Equal

History Matters:
Lessons for Using Primary Sources and U.S. History
Links to different web sites and lessons...
Sample Lesson: Lowell Factory Strike

Digital History
Very short and usable primary sources
Sample lesson: John Brown...Hero or Terrorist?

Engaging Students in American History
Lessons for elementary through high school
Sample lesson: Slave Revolt of Nat Turner

America's History

EyeWitness History
Not lessons but primary sources for World History and U.S. History
Sample source: The Crusades

Edsite:
U.S. and World History lessons
Sample lesson: Black Death

Best of History: World History

Mr. Donn and World History

Virtual Middle School Library

What's Happening today?

Historynet.com

History.com: videos

Yahoo for kids

Political Cartoons

Comics.com

History Games / Quizzes

Hangman

Scramble

Funtrivia.com

Trivia.com

History Trivia

Movie trivia

Commercial trivia


Teaching the Gifted and Talented...

National Association for Gifted Children: Do's and Don'ts

California Dept. of Ed Guide