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Education Resources from the Library of Congress | Library of Congress

Education Resources from the Library of Congress | Library of Congress | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections.
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An impressive collection of resources from Library of Congress.

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National Jukebox LOC.gov

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National Jukebox historical recordings from the Library of Congress project. You can now play this collection of old music from the early 20th century online. | Library of Congress LOC.gov
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For music lovers, this may be worth checking out.

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Google World Wonders Project

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From the archaeological areas of Pompeii to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Google’s World Wonders Project aims to bring to life the wonders of the modern and ancient world.
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An exciting way for students to explore fascinating sites in the world.

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Google Cultural Institute

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Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world.

 

Explore cultural treasures in extraordinary detail, from hidden gems to masterpieces.

 

Create your own galleries and share favorite finds with friends.

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Create timelines, share them on the web | Timetoast timelines

Create timelines, share them on the web | Timetoast timelines | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
Timetoast is a place to create timelines that you can add to your blog or website. You can create historical timelines of important events, or build a timeline of your vacation. It's all up to you.
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A fairly easy to use online timeline tool.

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Teaching with the Library of Congress

Teaching with the Library of Congress | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
Teaching with the Library of Congress. A blog from the Library of Congress.
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A blog related to using the Library of Congress Website for teaching.

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National Archives Experience

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A database of some 1,200 documents, photographs, drawings, maps, and other materials and a keywording system that visually links records, the Digital Vaults enables visitors to customize their exhibit experience and to create posters, movies, and games that can be shared by e-mail.

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Best of History Web Sites: EdTech Teacher Resources

Best of History Web Sites: EdTech Teacher Resources | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
Best of History Web Sites, created by EdTechTeacher, is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites and activities.
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A huge collection of web resources for Social Studies Teacher.  Well organized tabs on the left link to pages.  Also,  there is a lesson plan link at the bottom.  Just scratched the surface of this resource but plan to come back.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Good Video Sources for Social Studies Students and Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Good Video Sources for Social Studies Students and Teachers | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
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Richard Byrne writes a blog "Free Technology for Teachers" and groups ten good video sources for social studies teachers.  This is a great list to find video to share in class.

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101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class

101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class | Social Studies Resources | Scoop.it
A list of the best free online for teachers of government, history, economics, psychology and other social studies disciplines.
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A good starting resource for Social Studies Teachers.  Check out the Essential Social Studies Sites on the first page.

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