Inland Empire Council for the Social Studies
        Bringing Social Studies to Teachers in the Inland Empire

              A California Council for the Social Studies Affiliate


    Bringing Social Studies to


A California Council for the Social Studies Affiliate                          


 Current Issues
Impeachment and Conviction (Infographic) 
Immigration Enforcement Raids - Civil Conversation Lesson
Council on Foreign Relations - Sunni - Shia Divide 
News, Activities, & Programs for K-12 Schools  
Pulitzer Center
 Social Studies Student Events
Mock Trial Program
First Amendment Cartoon Contest
National History Day - California
National Economics Challenge
We the People - Citizen and the Constitution
We the People: Project Citizen
World of 7 Billion Video Content

American History
CRF Lessons on U.S. History Topics
National History Education Clearinghouse
Historical Thinking Matters
Reading Like a Historian Lessons -
US History Lessons begin p. 7
Smithsonian History Explorer
National Archives - Teacher Resources
Presidential Libraries - National Archives
McCrel Lesson Plan Library - US History
History Matters - US History Survey Course
Ford's Theater - Teaching Resources
Religion in American History
Teaching American History Toolkit

U.S. History PBS Learning Media for California Educations 

History Classroom
World History
 PBS Learning Media - World History
CRF Lessons on World History Topics
Big History Project (must register)
World History for Us All

Asia Society

Asia for Educators
Internet Modern History Sourcebook
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Early Modern Europe History Websites
MCREL Lesson Plan Library - World History
Armenian Genocide Resource Collection

Religion in World History
Free Online History Courses - Academic Earth
(Search Humanities-Select History)
Big History - Investigations and Investigation Writing Activities
OER Project - World History
 Standards & Frameworks
History-Social Science Content Standards (1998)
2016 California H-SS Curriculum Framework
California's Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts,
Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subject

Common Core State Standards Resources - LACOE

Literacy Resources

Internet Activities
ePals: Global Community
Online Expeditions and Virtual Fieldtrips
International Schools Cyber Fair
Teaching Strategies
Teaching Lateral Reading 
Teaching with Primary Sources 

13 Strategies to Improve Student Classroom Discussions

Deeper Learning: A Collaborative Classroom Is Key
Edutopia - Core Strategies for Innovation and Reform in Learning
Integrating HSS, ELD and Common Core - Grade 5 Road
to Revolution
Integrating HSS, ELD and Common Core - Grade 8 -
Western Expansion
Integrating HSS, ELD and Common Core - Grade 10 -
Tyranny and the Rule of Law
Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions: One Small Change 
Can Yield Big Results
Voice of Witness 

4th of July - Independence Day
Black History Month
Presidents Day
Center for Civic Education's Presidents Day Page
CRF Lessons about American Presidents
Native American Day
Chinese New Year
Constitution Day & Citizenship Day
Constitution Day Teachers Resources - Library of Congress

Women's History Month
September 11 - Patriots Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
The December Dilemma
National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15-October 15
November 1 - Day of the Dead
Diwali - Festival of Lights
Halloween in Public Schools
American Indian Heritage Month

Religious Holidays in Public Schools: Passover and Easter
Law Day 2021
Memorial Day Teacher Resources
Memorial Day Teaching Resources.pdf
Holidays in the Public Schools: Ramadan
Hispanic Heritage Month
CA Council for Economic Education
EconEdLink: Economics & Personal Finance Resources K-12
Online Personal Finance Games
Financial Fitness for Life
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia - Lesson Plans
Beyond Personal Loans and Credit Cards: Economics Explained
Online Economics Courses - Academic Earth
Economics Resources - Best Colleges
Center for Economic and Civic Education
Find Your Way Through Trade
Bill of Rights Institute Resources
Constitutional Rights Foundation Free Lessons
Center for Civic Education
iCivics Curriculum Finder
EL Civics Resources
First Amendment Center
Teaching Democracy
Newseum Digital Classroom
Center for Economic and Civic Education
American Government and Religion
National Constitution Center
California Geographic Alliance
Environmental Education Curriculum
CIA World Factbook
Find Your Way Through Trade
Royal Geographic Society Lesson Resources Changes and Questions of Justice

Teaching Resource - National Geographic Society

Teaching with GIS: Introduction to Using GIS in the Classroom

Teaching Climate - NOAA
General Resources
CHSSP Coronavirus Support Lesson for Home Schooling
How to Design Problem-based Learning for Online Learning 
Resources for H-SS Teacher Leaders 2020
H-SS Resource Available for Teachers to Enhance Their Leadership.pdf 
California Subject Matter Projects
The Learning Network: Teaching and Learning with the New York Times

Teaching Tolerance

College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards:
Guidance for Enhancing the Rigor of K-12 Civics, Economi
cs, Geography, and History

National Council for the Social Studies
California Council for the Social Studies
Merlot - Humanities and Social Science
Teaching with the News
There Are No Bullies
World Religions

Chinese Historical Society of America - Chinese American participation in the China Burma India (CBI) Theater of World War II 
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