Social Studies

Social Studies Resources

Recommended by Paul Bangiola

  • The National Council for the Social Studies website is a comprehensive guide to social studies programs and awards, with lessons available for teachers from kindergarten through college. 

  • PBS Learning Media has a search engine for multimedia collections of social studies lessons in video, image, and interactive links, easy to sort by specific subject area. 

  • National Geographic Education is an engaging assortment of maps, videos, current events, games, and teaching resources for K-12 geography students and teachers. 

  • has teaching materials, lessons, and quizzes for elementary through high school social studies, as well as an interactive digital classroom.

  • The Library of Congress Teacher website provides classroom plans, activities, primary source guides and professional development resources for teachers K-12. 

Recommended by Rebecca Nyquist

Recommended by Cindy Assini

Recommended by Medha Kirtane, Ridgewood High School, NJ - Princeton University Distinguished Secondary School Teacher award honoree