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FlexiQuiz I used this site to create some American history tests for my students and I added time limits to add extra competition. It's a great way to engage your students while they're homeschooling.

On This Day This is a site that tells you various historical facts about what has happened this day in history. It covers famous birthdays, deaths, crimes, political moves among others. This is a great thing to have before a class to get students interested in things about that day. [ATrussell]

http://www.archives.gov/historical-docs/todays-doc/ This website allows you to see what happened on this day in history. It only has one event from history, but it shares its importance. This could be a good resource for introductory activities such as bellringers. [BCorrell]

http://www.edutopia.org/digital-generation-social-studies-lessons This website has tips from students as well as educators for using technology while teaching. [BCorrell]

http://classroom-aid.com/educational-resources/social-study/ This website has a list of the top free resources for teaching Social Science with technology. [BCorrell]

http://teachwithyouripad.wikispaces.com/Social+Studies+Apps This website is an amazing resource to find applications you can download on ipads or iphones to use in the classroom. These could be beneficial for the teacher and the student. A lot of the applications offered I have never even heard of before seeing them on this site. Some of them are super creative and student friendly. (Lpease)

http://www.tcea.org/documents/PD/FreeMust-HaveAppsforSocialStudies.pdf This website offers a list of free applications that can be downloaded and used in the classroom. It offers a wide variety of applications from different topics. (Lpease)

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2010/04/12-resources-every-social-studies.html#.Un6dWxCjKLo This article gives a list of resources a teacher can use to find free technology for them to use in their classrooms. It also explains each resource and links the website to the description for easy access. (Lpease)

http://www.easytestmaker.com/LogIn This website is free to use. It provides you with a mechanism to build your own test database for use in any classroom. you create your test questions in multiple formats and can differentiate them by grade level, topic, unit or what ever category you choose to create. It is very versatile and it is user friendly. (DDell)


http://www.historyteacher.net/USQuizMainPage.htm This page has a set of quizzes already built for using in class. It automatically grades the quiz as you are taking it so the feedback is immediate. Since the questions are already built in this does limit the teacher to specific areas of a particular topic. I took several and found them to be both informative and relatively easy to complete. (DDell)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o69TvQqyGdg&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s This website provides a "Crash Course" in U.S. History. It is presented in a very fast method but after watching it, I found it to be both entertaining and informative. The speaker is clear and to the point in his presentations. (DDell)


http://www.authentichistory.com This is a cool website that was created to tell United States history through pop culture.(BTurner)




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZfRaWAtBVg&feature=c4-overview-vl&list=PL63D8987721EB3C48 This is a funny video that takes a different approach to what was happening when the United States was declaring independence.--Buse

http://teachinghistory.org/teaching-materials This is a great website that has a lot of teaching material. It also has resources for ELL students.--Buse

http://www.pbs.org/civilwar/classroom/lesson_letters.html This would be a great project to do in the classroom when a teacher covers the Civil War.--Buse

http://youtu.be/VmbqiKrkn7o This would be a great video for History teachers to use to show their students the brutality of fighting during World War II.--- Spendergrass http://thejournal.com/articles/2010/06/28/teachers-report-educational-benefits-of-frequent-technology-use.aspx A good article on why technology should be used in the classroom.--- Spendergrass

http://www.edutopia.org/technology-integration-introduction A good article on why technology should be used in the classroom.--- Spendergrass

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sphere-tourwrist-360-degree/id335671384?mt=8 This is a good site for Geography and History teachers to use with their students. It allows them to take a virtual tour of different locations all over the world. -- Spendergrass


https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/history-maps-of-world/id303282377?mt=8 This is a good app for students to use when they need to see a map of a specific location.--- Spendergrass

[1] This is a good page about using technology in the history classroom. --Bbussey (talk) 04:07, April 5, 2013 (UTC)


[2] This seemed to be a great site with links for teaching students about Ancient Rome. Also it had a few links about Julius Ceaser as well.--Matowns (talk) 01:02, April 5, 2013 (UTC)

Ancient Egypt - National Geographic-0

Ancient Egypt - National Geographic-0

Interesting short video on ancient egypt.--Matowns (talk) 00:53, April 5, 2013 (UTC)


[3]This site Includes the history of ancient Egypt with links to other interesting sites that students might have questions on about the Egyptians.--Matowns (talk) 00:46, April 5, 2013 (UTC)

[4]Civil War Center. Also includes several links for interesting Civil War material.--Matowns (talk) 00:40, April 5, 2013 (UTC)


WW2-Wermacht Panzershrek Video

WW2-Wermacht Panzershrek Video

--Matowns (talk) 00:35, April 5, 2013 (UTC)

History of colonization of AmericaMatowns (talk) 00:22, April 5, 2013 (UTC)


This site walks you threw Vietnam war history Matowns (talk) 00:16, April 5, 2013 (UTC)
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History of WWII Matowns (talk) 00:03, April 5, 2013 (UTC)


This is a fun sight with several links to great history websites for kids.Matowns (talk) 23:53, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


Geography Challenges Activity This webpage shows three different geography activities for middle school students that are more than just looking at a map or globe. It gets the students involved!
10 Unexplained Discoveries

10 Unexplained Discoveries

Cgillilan (talk) 23:28, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Teaching History BackwardsThis is a great article with tips on how to organize and divide your lessons so that you will be able to keep student attention in your history classroom. Cgillilan (talk) 23:45, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Middle School History-Draw Your Own CartoucheActivity for middle school students studying world history in which they draw their own Egyptian cartouche.Cgillilan (talk) 23:45, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

US History Educator BlogThis is a blog run by several US History teachers with activites and ideas on how to use technology in the classroom with your lessons. They also discuss why it's important to connect with your students on this level. Cgillilan (talk) 23:45, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Susan Wisebauer Blog Mrs. Wisebauer is an author who writes about all areas of ancient history. Her blog includes some interesting viewpoints and ideas that history teachers could incorporate into their lessons. Cgillilan (talk) 22:29, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


http://www.historians.org/perspectives/issues/2011/1104/1104tec3.cfm- This website offers multiple different videos and clip websites, like youtube, to use in the classroom and give the students the best possible visual for the topic being covered. - Will Koran.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/gamesblog/2010/nov/19/assassin-s-creeed-brotherhood-history- this is a very interesting website that introduces the idea of using a very popular video game to teach in various history classrooms. There have been numerous Assassins Creed games made since 2005 and they allow the gamer to live in time periods that range from the Roman empire to the revolutionary war. They are very educational and fun games to play. Will Koran


ttp://ushistoryeducatorblog.blogspot.com/ This is a blog for history educators. Bbussey (talk) 16:18, April 3, 2013 (UTC)


http://www.slideshare.net/elanghorst/a-dozen-ways-to-incorporate-technology-in-the-history-classroom This is a great slide show telling you how to incorporate technology in the history classroom. Bbussey (talk) 16:18, April 3, 2013 (UTC)


Helpful links for students to use on homework and essays for History Matowns (talk) 03:08, March 20, 2013 (UTC)

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/index.html This is a site for grades 9-12 to learn more about the U.S. Governmet. It has 10 areas of the government that it focuses on and once you go to them there are more choices. A lot of information on this site help teach students about our government. Jmccollum


Fun History Video's and activities. Matowns (talk) 02:59, March 20, 2013 (UTC)



Teaching American History
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Matowns (talk) 21:29, March 18, 2013 (UTC) This site gives you access to lesson plans and other resources.


School HistoryI found this to be very interesting to use with finding games for students.Matowns (talk) 21:36, March 18, 2013 (UTC)




WWII Hero PageSite that allows students to read stories and see pictures of WWII heroes.Kduke (talk) 01:27, March 18, 2013 (UTC)



Have Fun with history Cool site that has videos for numerous topics. A great place to find a short video to show in the classroom.Kduke (talk) 02:41, March 15, 2013 (UTC)






Social Studies for Middle School Great site for  Social Studies classrooms. The site has various games that can students can play. Cross-word puzzles, state capitals, and meet the presidents are just a few of the games available.205.174.48.100 17:20, February 28, 2013 (UTC)


http://www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/education/for-teachers/distance-learning/virtual-field-trips.html

This website gives classrooms across the country a chance to go on virtual field trips and explore things like WW2 battles, the smithsonian, or vist yellowstone national park. This is a great site that offers students a chance to get as good of a look at things without actually being there.- Will Koran http://www.lascaux.culture.fr/index.php#/fr/02_00.xml This site is very detailed and very interesting. The site takes you on a virtual tour of the caves of lascauz in France. This site offers a first hand look at the cave paintings that are inside the cave. There is no doubt that this is the best way to observe the caves of lascauz without actually being there in person.- Will Koran


Telling Stories.orgThis is an outstanding site that can be used to compliment a lecture. The site allows you to show stories and accounts of the Holocaust, Civil Rights Era, Japanese interment camps and various genocide survivors as told by the actual people themselves.205.174.48.100 17:20, February 28, 2013 (UTC) http://thwt.org/ this is a website that history teachers ranging k-12 can use to help give them new ideas about using technology in the classroom. It will help with both implementing technology and forming entire new lessons with technology.

Will Koran


UShistory.org Discussions of Early American HistoryCgillilan (talk) 23:18, March 2, 2013 (UTC)


Women in HistoryDiscussions of women in history and what roles they have played throughout time Cgillilan (talk) 23:18, March 2, 2013 (UTC)


[http:// http://www.edutopia.org/digital-generation-social-studies-lessons]    This is a great article on how to incorporate technology in your social studies lesson.

Bbussey

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Table Texting"Table Texting" is a strategy to use with any piece of text or topic. Pose a higher-level question that encourages thinking among students. Students respond to the question in writing. The teacher collects the papers and redistributes them. Students get to read other responses and reply. The process continues until all of the speech bubbles are completed. Cgillilan (talk) 23:06, April 4, 2013 (UTC)



History Animated:History Animated; This is a great site that can be used to accompany a lecture.  When covering topics such as The Civil War, Revolutionary War, or World War II the site allows you to show animated and interactive maps. It is a great way to illustrate how and where a battle took place and the events that affected the outcome. The site also plays music and provides sound and written notes that provide notes and important facts.

Kduke (talk) 21:25, February 10, 2013 (UTC)

Studenthandouts.com:StudentHandouts.com; This site is a combination of games for students and resources for teachers. This is not a site the kids would play in the classroom but rather a good place for ideas to use in the classroom. The site has teaching tips and tools for teaching certain lessons or helpful facts about historical individuals. The site also provides printable templates for different classroom activities such as graphic organizers, concept maps, and etc...

Kduke (talk) 21:36, February 10, 2013 (UTC)

Measuring the U.S. Melting Pot This site is an interactive map showing and describing the different ethnic groups in America and where they are today. This could be used when discussing current U.S. culture. http://go.bloomberg.com/multimedia/measuring-the-u-s-melting-pot/

CGillilan

Timelines.tv This site allows students to choose a time period and watch videos on the culture and history of the time. This could be used for any lesson when introducing a different unit. http://www.timelines.tv/

CGillilan

Have Fun With HistoryThis website is full of history resources. From videos to activities and worksheets, this site has it all when it comes to American History classrooms. http://www.havefunwithhistory.com/movies/index.html

CGillilan

The Civil War in Four Minutes

The Civil War in Four Minutes


BBC history:BBC history. This is website ran by the British government that allows you to bring history to life with animated maps, movies, games pictures, and 3D tours. This is all from the British point of view giving students a more diverse look at history. However it  does not have American history but is a good site for world and British history.

Gcarreker 

"Manifest Destiny" Educational Rap by MC LaLa

"Manifest Destiny" Educational Rap by MC LaLa

Today in History app This app is free and automatically tells you what happened today in history. It includes events, holidays, birthdays, deaths and etc. This is a great app to use for a daily brainstorming activity or daily fun facts. Jordanlray (talk) 15:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


www.history.com This website is great for basically anything in history! You can create blogs, watch movies/tv shows, research history items, events, and people. Jordanlray (talk) 15:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


http://www.funtrivia.com/quizzes/history/us_history.html This is a history site with lots of information about quizzes and fun trivia. It allows you to pick specifically the topic of history you want. It also allows you to pick individual states as well. Jmccollum


App: AP U.S. History. This app allows students to get help with homeowrk or help in studying for an exam. The app covers the European Discovery of the New World to the present. It includes information on 600 terms, events, and people, and covers the most frequently tested U.S. history information. Jordanlray (talk) 15:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


www.besthistorysites.net  : Best of History Web Sites is an award winning portal that includes annotated links to over 1200 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more. Jordanlray (talk) 15:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


www.historynet.com : Historynet.com is the world's largest publisher of history magazines. The site includes daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles published throughout the various magazines.   Jordanlray (talk) 15:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


www.picturehistory.com: Picture History is a site that shows images from over 200 years of American history. It has pictures of many aspects of American life, from architecture to the military.      Gcarreker


www.holocaustsurvivors.org: This tells about the holocaust, shows pictures and explains why this happened. It most importantly has the stories of survivors and an area to discuss. This is a great resource for teaching one of the worst moments in history.    Gcarreker 


App: History Quiz Game. This app is a fun way to answer all sorts of questions related to the history of the world. Jordanlray (talk) 15:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


App: AP Exam Prep. This app allows you to answer questions and pratice problems in the actual form of AP exams. This app is said to be the most comprehensive AP app on the market. Jordanlray (talk) 15:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


App: Civil War Lite: History Challenge . This app allows you to test your knowledge of Civil War history in the form of a fun, fast-paced and exciting history quiz. Jordanlray (talk) 15:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


App: iAmerica - The pocket guide to United States History. This app is the most comprehensive A to Z reference guide to the Presidents of the United States and it also includes a bonus White House website access guide. Jordanlray (talk) 15:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


html//www.patriotfiles.com The Patriot Files is a Library of Congress Veterans History Project Founding Partner Website comprised of first hand accounts of military life and combat, primary source material, as well as image, video, and audio resources.  Jordanlray (talk) 15:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


html//www.americanhistoryusa.com American History USA is a premier online resource for information on the history of the United States. Jordanlray (talk) 15:50, April 4, 2013 (UTC)


www.digitalhistory.uh.edu This website is VERY COOL! Digital History uses new tecnologies to enhance teaching and research. It gives you a timeline and you simply drag the time line to any period of history you want to look at. You are then given different headings to click on such as: media, documents, texbook, and teaching. It gives you movies on the subject, people, quizes, pictures, textbook notes, etc. This really has everything you would need all in one website!! Jordanlray (talk) 15:47, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Games for Social Science & HistoryEdit

I civics  http://www.icivics.org/games; I civics is a site that utilizes games and videos to teach students about our system of government. The site allows students to formulate debate topics, simulate how municipal budgeting works and insights on our Constitution. The site also allows the students to learn and simulate what it is like to be on The Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of our government.

Kduke (talk) 03:06, February 5, 2013 (UTC)

http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/ This is site where a student can quiz themself on a wide variety of maps. There are different maps for continents and country's. The United States has a total of three map quizzes. There is a quiz on the 50 states and a separate one on state capitals. The last map is 158 major cities in the U.S.. This will be a good tool ini teaching geography. Jmccollum


History Mystery:History Mystery;  History Mystery is a site that walks the students through  scenarios over a given history topic. The site takes the student through a series of clues and prompts them for the correct answer. The site will give the students more and more clues until they arrive at an answer. If the student doesn't get the answer then the site will give the correct answer and a short description on who, or what the solution was and why. It's a great tool to reinforce topics already covered in class. In addition to American and World History; the site also covers Government and Economics.

Kduke (talk) 20:42, February 10, 2013 (UTC)


Jeopardy History:Jeopardy History; This site allows the teacher to customize the game of Jeopardy for his or her lesson. The game is set up just like the game show and allows the teacher to customize the categories, number of teams, time to answer, and whether or not to include final Jeopardy. This a great test review tool.

Kduke (talk) 21:03, February 10, 2013 (UTC)


Mission-US:mission-us . This site has two  games. The first allows you to be a colonist who must decide if he will be loyal to the colony or the crown. In the second you are a young slave who is running for freedom on the underground railroad. 

Gcarreker


Colonial house:colonialhouse. This page has many parts including quizes, games, and what life was like in 17th century America. Their are games that allow you to dress a colionist, and where you are the governer of a new colony  and it's survival depends on you.

Gcarreker

Classroom Study Guides Provided by the History Channel, these worksheets go along with some of the programming and shows that can be shown in classrooms. These can be used as actual worksheets for the students or as discussion questions for after the video viewing.Cgillilan (talk) 22:31, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Flipping the History Classroom This is a great article about the postive aspects of "flipping" your classroom. Great idea for keeping students involved actively.Cgillilan (talk) 22:31, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/index.html This is a site for grades 9-12 to learn more about the U.S. Governmet. It has 10 areas of the government that it focuses on and once you go to them there are more choices. A lot of information on this site help teach students about our government. Jmccollum

http://www.studenthandouts.com/01-Web-Pages/New%20Folder%20(3)/INS-United-States-USA-Immigration-Free-Naturalization-Citizenship-Practice-Test-Questions.html This is a really good site for test prep games on for a government class. There was hangman,multiply choice questions, and even some flash cards. This is a good way for the teacher to put a little fun in their classroom. Jmccollum

http://www.congressforkids.net/ This is more along lines of middle or junior high but this a site for the students learn about the United States government. The students can examine all three branches of government. They can also learn about citizenship,constitution,and elections. Really a cool site.. Jmccollum

http://www.wartgames.com/themes/government/3branches.html This is another site where there are multiply games. There are games for all parts of the U.S. Government. Jmccollum

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http://www.freetech4teachers.com; This site is more for the teachers and not the students. I personally think this could be helpful for all teachers no matter the content field. This site shows apps and also has a section for androids in schools. There are active blogs with teachers talking and exchanging information. I think in the techno world we live in today this would be a great tool for teachers.

JMcCollum.

www.ehow.com; This site is really good about giving teachers ideas for games concerning history for high school age students. I think history is a subject that can be hard sometimes for high schoolers to get excited about so any site that helps gives history teachers some ideas can be utilized. Jmccollum

http://swaldenedtech541.weebly.com/assistive-technology-tools.html

This website is for any teacher that may be teaching any class. The main thing that I really liked about this page is that it displays many different technologies and methods of teaching for students with disabilities. It had a couple of different websites, technologies, and methods for each type of disability. It offers the same assistance to teachers for students without disabilities so that they can hopefully improve every students level of interest and performance in the class.- Will Koran

ttp://www.teachhub.com/20-amazing-ipad-apps-educators- This website offers 20 ways/application available for an Ipad to use to teach with. Will Koran


http://teachinghistory.org/teaching-materials- This website offers numerous methods of teaching history and is a great tool to help teachers construct their lesson plans.- Will Koran


http://edudemic.com/2013/02/online-quiz-tools/- Online quiz tool- Will Koran

firhttp://www.slideshare.net/elanghorst/a-dozen-ways-to-incorporate-technology-in-the-history-classrooms.

This is a great site that shows numerous methods to using popular social media technologies and incorporating them in the classroom. Twitter is used for students to ask questions and discuss the material with one another. Skype is used for students to actually be able to see and hear one another, and this can be used with other classes in the same county or maybe even two schools in two different states.Quia is an online program that allows students to login to complete homework, classwork or whatever it maybe. It is managed by the teachers and allows for better communication between student and teacher. - Will Koran

Will Koran


Write the firhttp://www.slideshare.net/elanghorst/a-dozen-ways-to-incorporate-technology-in-the-history-classrooms.

This is a great site that shows numerous methods to using popular social media technologies and incorporating them in the classroom. Twitter is used for students to ask questions and discuss the material with one another. Skype is used for students to actually be able to see and hear one another, and this can be used with other classes in the same county or maybe even two schools in two different states.

-Will Koran

Write the firshttp://www.besthistorysites.net/index.php/lesson-plans

This website is more for teachers to use than it is to assist students. This website has a list of hundreds of websites that cover almost every possible topic that would be covered in a history class. Teachers can use this website to help narrow their search and to find information that might be difficult to find from using just a standard search engine.

- Will Koran

[5] Allows you to view a combination time line/ map. You can choose the map and then as you drag the timeline the map will change accordingly. Gcarreker

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