Announcements

Social Studies Curriculum Maps at a Glance
Curriculum-Information-for-2014-2015final2.docx

Social-Studies-K-12-Course-descriptionfinal.docx

toy_form_2014.doc 

Vendor Fair News!!!
Congratulations go to AP Human Geography teacher, Tia Nelson, for winning a one year license for Stratalogica!  Special Thanks to our Florida Herff Jones/Nystrom sales rep, Karen Crider, for supporting our back to school extravaganza, by participating in the Vendor Fair, and for providing atlases to the teachers who visited her booth.

kecrider@herffjones.com

twitter.com/StrataLogica 

http://socialstudiesdifferentiatedinstruction.com/

Reading Like a Historian Videos

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/reading-like-a-historian-contextualization

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/reading-like-a-historian-corroboration

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/reading-like-a-historian-sourcing

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/reading-like-a-historian-curriculum

Excellent shared resources from Miami-Dade, Orange, and Escambia

https://www.ocps.net/cs/services/cs/currareas/soc/Curriculum/TA/Pages/High.aspx 

http://ecsd-fl.schoolloop.com/ss

http://socialsciences.dadeschools.net/pacingguides.asp


C3 Framework for Social Studies has been released!


http://www.socialstudies.org/c3

http://billofrightsinstitute.org/resources/educator-resources/headlines/

http://info.fldoe.org/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-6453/clarif1213release1314a.pdf

Testing Schedule for 2013-2014

Florida Statue 1003.42
http://www.flsenate.gov/laws/statutes/2011/1003.42

Changes-resulting-from-SB-1076-and-HB-7091.docx

National Archives Lesson plans on teaching using primary documents.  http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/

Great new website from the Smithsonian Museum of Natural American History
/http://historyexplorer.americanhistory.si.edu/home/

Library of Congress is perfect for locating primary resources

http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Library of Congress site for lesson plans. http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Very interesting free site with thousands of questions for all subjects.

http://www.learningpod.com/login

McGraw Hill Link:  http://blog.glencoe.com/

LOVE THIS SITE!!!!!!!!!!  FRONT PAGES OF NEWSPAPERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD!
http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages


Great article sharing favorite apps.
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/sites/default/files/asset/file/app_pdf-new.pdfhttp://www.politicalcartoons.com/

Biography Site:

http://www.biography.com/videos/mini-bios



Go Social Studies http://www.gosocialstudiesgo.com/world-geography#!__world-geography
Political Cartoon Support
https://twitter.com/#

http://www.animatedatlas.com/movie

Great assessment support from Stanford!

http://beyondthebubble.stanford.edu/assessments

http://sheg.stanford.edu/
Great Political cartoon assessment:

http://beyondthebubble.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/Haymarket%20Aftermath%20Assessment.pdf

http://beyondthebubble.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/Rockefeller%20Assessment.pdf

Reading Like a Historian has 75 lessons from Pocahontas to the Cold War.  As of 1/7/2013, World History lessons have been added!!! 
http://sheg.stanford.edu/

Library of Congress site for Professional Development on Primary Resources http://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/

Check out our new Facebook Page!

https://www.facebook.com/SocialStudiesInCitrusSchools

  This link is a one stop shop for Social Studies instruction!
http://voicesofamericatah.org/course-resources/online-historical-thinking-resources
 

Great new website from the Smithsonian Museum of Natural American History
/http://historyexplorer.americanhistory.si.edu/home/
  McGraw Hill Link:  http://blog.glencoe.com/