Social Studies Elementary Open Educational Resources

Social Studies Elementary Open Educational Resources

Designed by famous architect Cass Gilbert in the early 20th century, the U.S. Custom House is an architectural gem that was designed to represent the grandeur and greatness of the United States. The U.S. Custom House has been deemed a National Historic Landmark due to its beautiful Beaux-Art structure. It is now home to the Smithsonian's...

Explore materials from libraries and cultural heritage institutions that document the rich history of New York’s Hudson River Valley. Discover photographs, diaries, correspondence, artwork, publications, oral history interviews, and more that contribute to the story of the...

Aerial photos can be helpful research tools for historians. This article from the New York History Blog provides a list of resources in which educators can find aerial photos as an educational tool. These photos can be useful in many different lesson plans and are extremely helpful when discussing history, geography, even math! Visit the New...

Teaching Channel is a video showcase—on the Internet and TV—of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools. They have a rapidly growing community of registered members who trade ideas and share inspiration from each other. The Tch community is seeking to revolutionize how teachers learn, connect, and inspire each...

Thanksgiving doesn't have to mean the same tired turkey lessons! Education World brings you an online archive filled with creative ideas for teaching and celebrating this special holiday. Discover articles, lesson plans, site reviews, books, crafts, and more. Have fun using these free resources to teach students about the real history of...

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