Digital Resources for Independence Day

In the U.S., July 4 marks Independence Day, a holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration signaled a turning point […]

StoryMap JS: Creating Immersive Social Studies Education

Teaching social studies subjects — history, civics, geography, and more — can be a challenge. Multiple elements of time and space are required to create […]

Free Digital Resources for Texas History Month

Texas history is rich with narrative, with heroic scenes fit for oil paintings, and with grand changes that illustrate the trajectory of the communities and […]

Experiencing Early American History with Interactive Resources

Thanksgiving, despite not becoming a national holiday until the Civil War, is a time of year steeped in images of America’s colonial past. For educators […]

Ken Burns in the Classroom

Ken Burns in the Classroom: Ken Burns and his collaborators have been creating historical...

Bring the World into Your Library with Google Geography Tools

I’ve loved maps for as long as I can remember. I think I was in first grade when I saw and felt a globe with […]

Social Studies A/B Year Schedule for British Columbia’s New Curriculum

Social Studies A/B Year Kindergarten to Grade 7 Schedule for British Columbia’s New Curriculum Back by popular demand! Here is a great resource to help […]

Check, Please! Starter Course Released

Check, Please! Starter Course Released

Bringing Geography to Life with Interactive Maps

Geography plays a crucial role in connecting the social studies disciplines, giving students a concrete understanding of how people move and interact, how the landscape […]

Using Google Earth to Follow the Trail of Lewis and Clark

May 14th marks the 215th anniversary of the start of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The Corps of Discovery, as the group was known, set […]

Top Take-Aways from the TCEA 2019 Convention, Part 2

If you weren’t able to be at the TCEA 2019 Convention & Exposition last week, you can still participate in the great learning that happened […]

Meet the Teacher: Robert Lewis

Congratulations to Robert Lewis, the You Make a Difference Award winner for last month. In this post, we highlight one of our wonderful social studies […]

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