Social Studies Elementary Open Educational Resources

Social Studies Elementary Open Educational Resources

The History Center’s Education Department is committed to making history “real” and meaningful by underscoring how past events shape present realities. While the focus of their programs is the history of Tompkins County, they strive to tie local developments to the nation’s history. The center offers New York State curriculum-based programs...

The Huguenot Historial Society offers a variety of educational programs, each tailored to specific grade levels from K-12. The programs include tours of historic Huguenot homes, 18th century art and literature exploration, and even French language learning. Programs also provide teachers with lesson plans and resources to continue students'...

This online collection provides access to about 7,000 different views and portraits made during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and its immediate aftermath. The images represent the original glass plate negatives made under the supervision of Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner as well as the photographic prints in the Civil War photographs...

Five packaged education programs are available for use by school districts. Each of the five programs are available as hands-on packages available through the museum, or as free PDF downloads. The programs were developed through the work of educational consultants who presented and tested the pilot programs in selected schools, performing pre-...

In a classroom setting, the K–12 curriculum in the sciences and humanities is rarely studied through direct observation of primary sources, such as Mesopotamian...

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