“EDSITEment provides resources for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies. EDSITEment is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Trust for the Humanities.” – EDSITEment


iCivics purpose is to engage students in meaningful civic learning. The site provides teachers well-written, inventive, and free resources for use in their classrooms. iCivics mission is to ensure that every student receives a high-quality civic education.


“Kids.gov is the official kids’ portal for the U.S. government. The site connects students, parents and teachers to information and services on the web from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.” – USA.gov

National Council for the Social Studies

“Social studies educators teach students the content knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. The mission of National Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators.” – NCSS


Free leveled news, primary sources, and more, with standards-aligned formative assessments.

Smithsonian Education – History & Culture

A resource for teaching American History.

Smithsonian Primary Resources

Resources for teaching American History with primary resources. This website is a resource for taching American history in grades 5 – 12. It includes the following; images of artifacts and documents organized by historical theme; videos designed to introduce students of all ages to artifact analysis; teacher-created lesson plans and study questions.

World History for Us All

“World History for Us All is a national collaboration of K-12 teachers, collegiate instructors, and educational technology specialists. It is a project of San Diego State University in cooperation with the National Center for History in the Schools at UCLA. World History for Us All is a continuing project. Elements under development will appear on the site in the coming months.” – World History for Us All