Social Studies

iCivics

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In 2009, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor founded iCivics to reverse Americans’ declining civic knowledge and participation. iCivics has produced 16 educational video games as well as vibrant teaching materials that have been used in classrooms in all 50 states. iCivics offers the nation’s most comprehensive, standards-aligned civics curriculum that is available freely on the Web. For all grade levels.

The Carnegie Cyber Academy

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A virtual world cyber safety academy where students can learn about internet safety by completing missions and earning badges. Teaches about spam, viruses, cyberbullying, not disclosing personal information, online predators, etc. Game is a free download and can be set up for group access. For grades K to 8.

Tumblebook Collection

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Animated picture books, Ebooks, Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, National Geographic Videos, and Audio Books. For all grade levels.

Discovery Education Web: a collection of best web 2.0 tools & apps

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A Discovery Education renews a collection of web 2.0 tools and online apps vetted for their effectiveness every year for teachers. Just change out the year to view other years' results. For all grade levels.

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