posted on August 1, 2011 at 4:26 PM
Our top resources for social studies educators.
posted on September 9, 2010 at 12:00 AM
Mission US is an interactive adventure game designed to improve the understanding of American history by students in grades 5 through 8.
The first game mission, For Crown or Colony? explors the reasons for Revolution through the eyes of both Loyalists and Patriots in 1770 Boston. The game, together with a rich variety of supplemental resources for students and teachers, is available for streaming and download at Mission US. Visit the website for an overview video of Mission US at work in the classroom as well as a demo of the...
posted on August 19, 2010 at 11:24 AM
This topical, up-to-the-minute current events resource is a 'must use' for social studies, science, language arts, economics, arts and media teachers. PBS NewsHour Extra was created especially for teachers and students in order to present a balanced view of current events and to make them understandable and relevant. Resources abound to help integrate news into the curriculum by way of lesson plans, teachers' guides, video clips, a student feedback center and much...
posted on July 14, 2010 at 12:00 AM
Looking for a way to address financial literacy skills as a 21st Century Skill requirement of Iowa's Core Curriculum? Then tune in to Biz Kid$, a fun, new series for students in grades 5-10 that teaches financial literacy skills such as saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to the community. Each episode features several young business owners and philanthropists who share their success...