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08 Sep 13

This website is a companion to the book "A People's History" by Howard Zinn, which gives sometimes surprising historical accounts from the people that lived it.

09 Aug 13

Free educational games sorted by category/content area.

11 Jan 13

Play your part in this interactive game that walks you through what it was like to travel on the Underground Railroad.

03 Jan 13

Mission US is a multimedia project that immerses players in U.S. history content through free interactive games.

27 Nov 12

Each activity-creation tool helps students develop historical thinking skills and gets them thinking like historians. Choose one of the tools below to begin. Then find and insert primary sources and customize the activity to fit your unique students.

25 Sep 12

Play the Election is a free, collaborative, online tool that teaches students about the 2012 Election and the election process through a series of games, resources and competition.

25 Sep 12

Welcome to Historical Thinking Matters, a website focused on key topics in U.S. history, that is designed to teach students how to critically read primary sources and how to critique and construct historical narratives.

31 May 12

Multimedia images and resources about many notable locations around the world

15 May 12

How would you run the country if you were the president? Fun game for kids

01 Feb 12

The Geography Zone has been created to help spread geographical awareness and an understanding of the places and cultures across our world in an exciting and dynamic atmosphere. Here you can find The Geography Challenge, the world’s largest online geography contest, as well as tons of the geography tools and facts to help make you a geography expert.

01 Feb 12

Easy to read and understand state facts for students

01 Feb 12

Become a geography whiz as you learn how the United States was settled.
Discover how the continent was irrevocably changed by European colonization, the events that caused the wholesale displacement and decimation of the land's original inhabitants, and how the 50 states came to be formed.

22 Dec 11

ooh! provocative and eye opening survey about how the items we buy and use are often the product of slave labor.

10 Nov 11

cool activities for learning about national parks

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