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SOCIAL STUDIES: STUDENTS
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What Are the Toolkit Topics?
Social Studies Toolkits
For teachers and librarians who want to create their own Social Studies Toolkit, use this blank template.
Teaching about the Holocaust? Echoes and Reflections has professional development and educational materials for Middle and High School teachers. They offer webinars, online and in-person classes as well.
Take a Seat: Road Trip Geography
Whether you are exploring your neighborhood, your city, the United States, or the world, you need to understand how cities, countries, and continents make up the world. (Submitted by Dakota Lowe)
Ellis Island Tour Virtual Tour
Follow in the immigrants' footsteps by taking this tour. You'll hear first-hand stories told by people who came through Ellis Island; see historical photographs and films; read fascinating facts; and discover the central role this station played in the story of American immigration.
National History Day
Showcase what your students are doing, find teacher resources, and enter contests.
Reading Like a Historian
VIdeo of the impact of learning social studies skills, from the students point of view.