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2011 NCSS Conference. Michele Mead Steve Hanson Don Heese Phil Carlson Stefanie Wager. WWII Memorial and Other Resources- Steve Hanson. Bicentennial of the War of 1812 www.ourflagwasstillthere.org Naval History & Heritage Command www.history.navy.mil

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2011 ncss conference

2011 NCSS Conference

Michele Mead

Steve Hanson

Don Heese

Phil Carlson

Stefanie Wager

Wwii memorial and other resources steve hanson
WWII Memorial and Other Resources- Steve Hanson

  • Bicentennial of the War of 1812 www.ourflagwasstillthere.org

  • Naval History & Heritage Command www.history.navy.mil

  • Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources www.loc.gov/teachers/tps/regional

    or www.teachingprimarysources.illinoisstate.edu/tpsmidwestregion

  • Lincoln Memorial National Mall and Memorial Parkshttp://www.nps.gov/linc/index.htm

  • Washington Memorial http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/dc72.htm

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial http://www.nps.gov/mlkm/index.htm

  • World War 2 Memorial http://www.nps.gov/nwwm/index.htm

  • FDR Memorial http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/presidents/fdr_memorial.html

  • Jefferson Memorial www.nps.gov/parks.html

  • Aramco World subscription request (FREE) www.saudiaramcoworld.com

Web resources stefanie wager
Web Resources- Stefanie Wager

  • Annenberg Presidential Learning Center

    Need resources on teaching citizenship and civics? Check out this comprehensive unit. http://www.reaganfoundation.org/pdf/Unit%201%20Master%20Pages%2004- 6-2011.pdf

  • Pare Lorentz Center

    Check out this link for hundreds of media resources on teaching about President Franklin Roosevelt and the early 1900s.  www.parelorentzcenter.org

  • White House History

    The White House Historical Association provides a lot of educational resources on presidential history.  Check out www.whitehousehistory.org. 

  • Digital History

    This is a must-see site.  Many of you might be familiar with this site already, but they have recently revamped the site.  Digital History contains thousands of ready- to-go primary sources including print, media, political cartoons, lesson plans, etc.  Check out www.digitalhistory2.uh.edu. 

  • DocsTeach

    This site was launched by the National Archives last year.  It is great!  It allows you to create sets of primary source activities using primary sources from the National Archives.  Check out www.docsteach.org.


  • Supreme Court Preview- Access to all amicus briefs submitted to the Court, summaries of Court decisions, and much more. www.supremecourtpreview.org

  • Teach Mideast- Lots of resources on teaching about the middle east, including professional development opportunities www.teachmideast.org

  • US Courts- Check out this resource for lots of information on the US Court system. www.uscourts.gov

  • Exploring Humanitarian Law- This is a new resource from the Red Cross. Have students investigate humanitarian law through the lens of the Civil War. www.redcross.org/ehl


  • Reading Like a Historian

    One of the problems in using primary sources in the classroom is finding and excerpting sources to make them easily accessible for students.  This site provides over 75 ready-to-go lesson plans with primary sources already excerpted and in an easy to access format.  Check out http://sheg.stanford.edu/?q=node/45

  • American Bar Association- The American Bar Association site provides various resources related to the history of American law. www.abanet.org/publiced

  • National Museum of African American History- Great resources on the history of slavery and its aftermath. http://nmaahc.si.edu

Jeopardy at the national archives
Jeopardy at the National Archives