American Federation for Teachers:www.aft.org
-This website is modeled more for teachers and aspiring teachers
because it gives information on how to join the union, the benifits
recieved by members, key issues, and current events section where
people can see what is happening within the union.
-This website offers various activities for students and parents to do
and these activities can be used by teachers inside the classroom to
supplement other material.
-This website would be helpful students, parents, and teachers. There
are various articles and videos that teachers could show their
students. There is also a kids section where there are educational
National Museum of American History: http://americanhistory.si.edu/
-This website contains interactive media videos, primary documents,
lessons, and can even schedule a visit to the museum through the site.
The site also has a section for parents where they give tips for
bringing kids to a museum.
New York State Education Department:http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/socst/ssrg.html
-On this website students and parents will be able to see the skills
and content they or their child will need know or do in order to go
through the different levels of schooling: elementary, immediate, and
commencement. This site also allows for teachers to see the state
standards that they need to cover while they teach.
Public Broadcasting Services:http://www.pbs.org/topics/history/
-This website has various videos and the ability to search for
subtopics within History such as U.S. History and Civilizations. There
are also sections for kids, which contains games, parents, and
Social Studies For Kids: http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/ -This webiste
has various games that anyone can play from several of themes in social
studies.This also has a resource section for teachers to use.
Social Studies School Service: http://www.socialstudies.com/
-This website could be useful for students, parents, and teachers.
People can buy social studies books on this site and is easily
assessible because you can search for books through subtopics, such as
U.S. History, World History, Geography, and Economics.
Teachable Moments: http://teachablemoment.org/
-This website is mostly directed towards teachers. This website gives
teachers ideas on current events assignments for teachers to use to
make sure that their students know what is going on in the world.