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Bridging World History is a multimedia course for secondary school and college teachers that looks at global patterns through time, seeing history as an integrated whole. Topics are studied in a general chronological order, but each is examined through a thematic lens, showing how people and societies experience both integration and differences. The course consists of 26 units (half-hour video, interactive Web activities, and print materials) that can be explored at either introductory levels or as more advanced study. The course videos feature interviews with leading world history textbook authors and nationally known historians. The Web site includes an archive of over 1000 primary source documents and artifacts, journal articles from the Journal of World History and other publications, and a thematic interactive activity on interrelationships across time and place. http://www.learner.org/resources/series197.html
HistoryNet: Where History Comes Alive - http://www.historynet.com/ The HistoryNet.com is brought to you by the Weider History Group, the world's largest publisher of history magazines. HistoryNet.com contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in our various magazines. If you are interested in a specific history subject, try searching our archives, you are bound to find something to pique your interest.
Middle East Institute Washington DC - The Indian Ocean in World History website is a free online educational resource, and an excellent tool for educators and students learning about Indian Ocean history, trade, geography, and the change that has occurred over time due to the human interaction that has been occuring in the region throughout world History. An ideal resource for World History and AP courses, the site has proven useful for Middle School through college level students. Visit the site now and check out the interactive maps representing seven historical eras and featuring nearly 500 primary source entries.
Spartacus Educational: Established in September 1997, the Spartacus Educational website provides a series of history encyclopedias. Titles currently include British History: 1750-1960, United States: 1840-1980, First World War, Second World War, Russia: 1860-1945, Cold War, Assassination of JFK, Spanish Civil War, Medieval World, Tudors & Stuarts, Germany: 1900-1945 and France: 1900-1945. Entries usually include a narrative, illustrations and primary sources. The text within each entry is linked to other relevant pages in the encyclopedia. In this way it is possible to research individual people and events in great detail. The sources are also hyper-linked so the student is able to find out about the writer, artist, newspaper and organization that produced the material.
History Podcasts: The site's aim is to collect and sort all of the historical Podcasts available online. . Pages are created for each historic figure, and all of the relevant episodes from the different historical Podcast shows are conveniently put on one page. For example, if you are interested in Napoleon, you will find on his page 5 different Podcast shows with over 30 episodes. In addition a directory of historical Podcasts is kept on the site, with a brief description of each show, often including recommendations. The site is perfect for history fans, students and teachers who are looking to learn while being entertained. The site is updated daily with new pages for additional historical figures.
I Love History: This is a teacher run website with a range of resources for students and educators. There is a regularly updated blog on Elizabethan government and politics. However, the site is best known for its OCR Modern World History GCSE podcast. This allows students to subscribe to regular audio content about international relations in the 1920s and 1930s. There are also follow up activities and games on the site. These will soon cover the USA during the 1920s and 30s as well, and will also feature student created podcasts. All the resources on the site are free to access.
History for Everyone: Created by professional historians with over twenty years of History for Everyone is for everybody who has an interest in history. If you want to learn more about historical events and figures in a fun yet rewarding way, if you would enjoy knowing about the best books to read that relate to your specific interests, or if you're planning a trip to historical sites but aren't quite sure where to stay or exactly what to see, then this website can help you. Perhaps you're a classical music fan who would like to know the best recordings of the greatest musical compositions, or maybe you would like to pursue your own research but don't know where to start? You'll be able to find that information on History for Everyone, too, as well as reviews of history gaming, interesting facts, and even recipes you can recreate for yourself.
History Learning Site: This site is run by Chris Trueman, head of year at Sackville Community College in East Grinstead, West Sussex. The site contains comprehensive content on Medieval England, Tudor England, Stuart England and the Industrial Revolution for Years 7 and 8 pupils. The requirements for Year 9 - World War One, Important Inventions of the Twentieth Century, the growth of women's rights in the Twentieth Century and the Indigenous People of America are also covered. The requirements for the GCSE Modern World History course are covered in depth as are some aspects of the British Social and Economic course. The site also contains a number of very detailed A level sections including Luther, Calvin, Philip II of Spain, the French Wars of Religion, the Thirty Years Wars and the Civil Rights movement of America 1945 to 1968.
History on the Net: A website designed and produced by Heather Wheeler, a History and Additional Needs teacher at Filsham Valley School, St Leonards, East Sussex. The site is comprised of four main sections: Subject information linked to the National Curriculum; lesson ideas for use in the classroom, including complete one-hour online lessons; a reference section with an A-Z of History, Timelines and links to other History sites; and a games section with History quizzes, puzzles and interactive activities. Recommended by the NGFL, National Curriculum Online and The History Channel, History on the Net is an expanding site which regularly posts new information and lesson ideas. Comments and suggestions are always welcome.
Ancient and Medieval World Timelines
Grades 8-12: World History, US History, and Modern America
Prentice Hall Teacher Online Learning - CA Social Studies
Grades 9-12: US History & American Government
Grades 9-12: World History, US History, and American Government
BYU Independent Study
Grades 7-12: US History & American Government
Grades 9-12: World Cultures, History of America, History of World, US Government, and Economics
The Learning Springs
Grades K-12 History Odyssey (History Odyssey is a K-12 program-high school is shown here)
CONSTITUTION DAY HISTORY WEBSITES (SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS)
American Bar Association (ABA) - Constitution Day Home
Home of Heroes
Thinkfinity - Constitution Day Resources
HISTORY - ART APPRECIATION AND CRAFT (all age groups)
Build a Pyramid Kit (S1125A)
Papyrus Art Kits (S411B)
Papyrus Paper Making Kit (S1093)
Medieval Alphabet Kit (S780A)
Medieval Pennant Kit (S814A)
Coat of Arms Project (S2306)
BOOKS TO READ FOR US HISTORY (6-12)
George Washington Carver: In His Own Words by George Washington Carver
Historical Maps on File (CD181)
19th Century American History, 6-Chart Pack
HISTORY - MUSIC
Tunes that Teach American History
American Music, Audio CD Program
Ballad of America
Musical Journey with Lewis and Clark (Catalogue number: T30)
Music Media, Vol. 2 (Catalog number: TT32)
Music Media, Vol. 2 (Catalogue number: TT32)