Congress for Kids!
This is a great website for kids to explore all about the government. There are multiple tabs the students can click that tells about each branch of government, independence, elections, the constitution, and citizenship. There are games and activities as well that would help the students learn.
iCivics provides information for both students and teachers. One tab leads you to lesson plans and information on how to teach students about civics. The other tab students could click on that leads them to games and elections the students can participate in.
This is also a website that could be used for students or teachers depending on the tab you pick. For the students there are cartoons, games, and activities that the students can play along and learn about the government. For the teachers there are lesson plans, professional development opportunities, and tips on how to engage students in learning about civics.
This website is specifically for teachers wanting to find lesson plans and engaging activities for students to learn about the government. There are also professional development opportunities, programs, and resources on this website that are helpful for teachers.
We the Civics Kids
We the Civics kids is a good website for students to explore and learn about the government. There are links to games and activities that will promote learning. This is also a website where teachers can find lesson plans to teach civics.
Kids geo is an interactive website that allows students to play games on many different maps. On the home screen the students can also click many different options to learn about the earth and its features.
National Geographic is one of the best websites for students to interact while learning. There are games, information about anything students need to know, and activities that will keep them entertained yet learning in the process.
World mapper could be used for students and teachers. This website has a collection of maps that can be printed off into posters for the class room, or animated graphs that the students can look at to see how the united states h as changed over time.
Maps of the World
This is a great website for older students to learn about different kinds of maps i.e. physical, location, thematic, political etc. This website gives a description of all maps and many examples the students could click on to get a better understanding.
This is a fun interactive game that students can play and guess which state is which, what the capital of each state is, and state nick names. This game is fun and informative for students to learn about geography.
Time For Kids
Time for kids is a great tool to learn about anything the students search. There are many articles that the students can read and learn about. This website is also great for teachers, there are printables that include activities students can do and lesson plans that teachers can use.
The World Factbook
The world fact book is a great tool for social studies teachers and students. This website contains information on the economy, history, people, government etc. There are also maps, flags, games, and country comparisons.
This website is a tool for teachers and parents. There are many lesson plans, activities and worksheets available for all grade levels. For the parents there are places to visit with their kids to guide them in their learning about many different topics.
Social Studies for Kids
This cite is great for older students to read about economics and learn what it is an how it is used in everyday life. There are articles and examples that the students can read and learn from.
Scholastics is also a good website for older students to read articles on economics. They can read news reports and real life situations that people have been in involving economics.
EconKids is a tool for teachers to find different books that help teach economics to students. The teacher can type in certain books or narrow it down to the top economic books.
Economics For Kids
This is a great tool for teachers as well to read certain books to their students to help them understand money management. This website provides a list of these books that will help their students learn.
This website provides economic lesson plans for teachers, and online interactive actives for students. There are many games that help students understand the core ideas of economics.
Library of Congress
The library of Congress is a great website that includes a lot of information about history. There are pictures, articles, video clips, maps etc. that promote learning for all students.
Mr. Nussbaum Learning + Fun
This website is really fun for students to play around on and enjoy learning history. There are many interactive activities about different things in history and games they can play to promote their learning. This is a fun and interesting way to get students learning about history and keep them entertained.
Perspectives of History
This cite provides articles on different perspectives of teachers teaching history to students. This is useful for teachers to get an idea of how to go about teaching history to their students. It gives useful tips that teachers can use to make their teaching the best it can be.
Freedom: A History of US
This website contains "webisodes" about different times in history. This cite would be ideal for older students because the webisodes are articles with some pictures. There are also games and quizzes that the students can take after they have gone through the webisdoes.
Need a fun way to review with your students before a test or quiz? Teachers could use this as a class review on a certain unit. This cite gives mysteries and clues to guess the mystery. Students could also use this on their own to quiz themselves and review.
This is a great tool for teachers to use videos for teaching. This cite lets you make easy videos that could be awesome make and show so students could see real life examples of what they are learning.
This cite provides a great way for students to quiz themselves and review. There are flashcards provided and study guides for students to use.
This is a great website for teachers to asses their students electronically through games and questions through their smartphone or laptop.