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Teacher Sites

HUMANITIES DEPARTMENT

History/Social Studies

Stanford History Education Group (http://sheg.stanford.edu/)

Projects (http://sheg.stanford.edu/?q=node/47)

Teaching with Primary Source (http://tps.stanford.edu/)

Reading Like a Historian Curriculum (http://sheg.stanford.edu/?q=node/45)

Children and Youth in Hisotry

Children & Youth in History is a world history resource that provides teachers and students with access to sources about young people from the past to the present.

Get started with the Guide to Reading Primary Sources on the History of Children & Youth.

Resources

Academic Sites

Visualize Geography Over Time

Reading Maps, a free interactive from PBS Learning Media, helps students at grades 6–12 learn thevisual language of maps (perspective, symbols and data) and see how mapping techniques have changed over time. The interactive gives them practice at looking at maps as historical artifacts.

Click Here to Access Free Interactive

Plus: In this video from Penn State Public Broadcasting’s Geospatial Revolution project, experts trace the history of geography, from clay tablets during Babylonian times, to mapmaking from horseback in the 1800s, to digital maps produced by computers in the 1960s.

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