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Resources for teaching Social Studies:

InfOhio:  

Mission Statement: INFOhio, a statewide cooperative school library and information network, supports and enriches teaching and learning by providing equitable access to quality resources for Ohio’s PreK-12 community of students, educators and parents. INFOhio’s components include electronic resources for schools, instructional development for teachers, and school library automation — all promoting information literacy and media literacy through the use of technology.

SAS Curriculum Patheways

The world’s largest privately held software company, SAS was founded in academia and has maintained strong ties to the academic community.

Those ties grew stronger in 1996 when the company’s founders looked back to the classroom and asked: Can the expertise we have developed over the past 25 years enable us to produce technologies that enhance learning?

The answer—an enthusiastic Yes—came only after deliberating with educators. SAS Curriculum Pathways is the result of those deliberations. Three qualities have been crucial to our success.

 

Our commitment to teachers
Our products work in the classroom in large part because teachers shape every phase of the planning and production process.

 

Outline of U.S. History

A chronological look at how the United States took shape — from its origins as an obscure set of colonies on the Atlantic coast a little more than 200 years ago into what one political analyst today calls “the first universal nation.” This fully illustrated edition has been completely revised and updated by Alonzo L. Hamby, Distinguished Professor of History at Ohio University.

Read more:

http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/st/english/publication/2011/04/20110428150452su0.6368306.html#ixzz3CVaT6U13

Pamphlets:

http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/english/pamphlet/#axzz3CVaNvOYY

Teachinghistory.org

Teachinghistory.org is designed to help K–12 history teachers access resources and materials to improve U.S. history education in the classroom. With funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) has created Teachinghistory.org with the goal of making history content, teaching strategies, resources, and research accessible. |

Best of History Web Sites,

created by EdTechTeacher Inc, is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more.

Best of History Web Sites has been recommended by The Chronicle of Higher Education, The National Council for the Social Studies, The New York Public Library, the BBC, Princeton University, — and many others.

OCSS

is dedicated to bringing our members high quality professional development and the latest social studies news.  We will continue to keep you updated through our publications and a great annual conference, but as technology progresses we can now let people know about opportunities available online from services like YouTube, Vimeo, and the Teacher Channel.

 OHIO ORC (Ohio Resource Center)

ORC enhances teaching and learning by promoting standards-based best practices in mathematics, science, English language arts, and social studies for Ohio schools and universities. ORC serves as a trusted source of easily accessible, peer-reviewed, high-quality, and effective resources.

The National Constitution Center

The NCC is the first and only institution in America established by Congress to “disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a non-partisan basis in order to increase the awareness and understanding of the Constitution among the American people.” The Constitution Center brings the United States Constitution to life by hosting interactive exhibitions and constitutional conversations and inspires active citizenship by celebrating the American constitutional tradition.

Discovery Education

Popular Social Studies Lesson Plans, Grades K-5

Annenberg Center

Social Studies in Action:  A Methodology Workshop K-5

 Ohio’s Social Studies Standrads

Social Studies-Standards.pdf