Social Studies High School Open Educational Resources

Social Studies High School Open Educational Resources

Designed for immediate use in junior and high school classrooms, these lesson plans and curricular materials -- which adhere to national learning standards -- contain video segments from The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., comprehensive instructions for classroom implementation, printable student handouts,...

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...

College Now is CUNY’s largest collaborative program with the New York City secondary public school system. The program offers dual enrollment and college-readiness programs in more than 350 NYC high schools and enrolls close to 20,000 students annually. In all, there are seventeen campus-based College Now programs which are overseen by a...

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...

This Adult Reading Program presented by the New York Council for the Humanities may be tailored to fit an advanced high school Social Studies class. As the centennial of World War I begins, this series invites participants to delve into the history, literature, and poetry of "the war to end all wars." Sites can choose whether to host five or...

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