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Teaching Ideas Using the Internet

Economics Is Fun   http://www.angelfire.com/va3/cindysparks1/

Innovative Classroom   Lesson ideas, activities for students, time management in the classroom.  Great set of certificates to use with students (go to Archive, Certificates).   http://www.innovativeclassroom.com/

Gateway at Cornell University   http://www.tc.cornell.edu/Edu/ArtSocGatewat/economics.html

Civics Connections

Benís Guide   Civics web site full of ideas, lessons, activities.  Fully teaches the branches of government.   http://www.bensguide.gpo.gov/

Knowledge Adventure Home Page   Lesson ideas, games, and activities.  http://www.adventure.com/

School Net   Gateway to lesson plans, units, activities in various subject areas. http://schoolnet.connect.com

Thematic Units    Connecting Students--units in various subjects  http://www.connectingstudents.com/themes   http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/plans.htm##LessonPlans   http://smplanet.com/             http://people2.clarityconnect.com/webpages/kdarsons/oconunit/index.html

Bill of Rights Rap    http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Academy/3416/socialstud.html#Government

Virtual tours--index of sites     http://www.virtualfreesites.com/us-gov.html

Sites for Kids    http://www.surfnetkids.com           http://www.smplanet.com/kids/history.html

Biography Maker       http://www/bham.wednet.edu/bio/biomaker2.htm

Lesson plan sites for Social Studies/History     http://www.smplanet.com/teachers/hotlists.html        http://www.execpc.com/~dboals/k-12.html           http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cyberguide.html

Links to History and Government sites         http://members.aol.com/MrDonnHistory/American.html          http://www.clearvue.com/rsocial.html         http://members.tripod.com/~RWallsTeacher/index-3.html

Documents of Freedom     http://ushist.org/documents/index.html

Sole mates:  The History of Shoes     http://www.centuryinshoes.com/intro.html

Teaching Strategies      http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/plans.html#TeachingStrategies    http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/onlineactivites.html    

NYC Tenement Museum       http://www.wnet.org/archive/tenement

National Kids Trust    http://www.trustkids.org

National Archive of Speeches through American History  http://douglas.speech.nwu.edu

American Memory    http://rs6.loc.gov

The History Place    http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/

Liberty:  The American Revolution (PBS Series)    http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/

Marching Tour of the American Revolution    http://www.ushistory.org/march/index.html

The Underground Railroad    http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/99/railroad/

Journey thru Slavery:  Africans in American (PBS Series)    http://www.pbs.org/wghh/aia

This page was updated on:  04/10/02