Table of Contents
- Getting to the core of literacy for history, social studies, science, and technical subjects, grades 6-12
- Social studies in the storytelling classroom : exploring our cultural voices and perspectives
- Integrative strategies for the K-12 social studies classroom
- A handbook for history teachers
- Teaching history creatively
- Civics in a digital republic
- Using new technologies to enhance teaching and learning in history
- Let the music play! : harnessing the power of music for history and social studies classrooms
- Building students' historical literacies : learning to read and reason with historical texts and evidence
- Taking part in democracy : EDC
- Strategic support for decision makers : policy tool for education for democratic citizenship and human rights
- Educating for democracy : background materials on democratic citizenship and human rights education for teachers
- Growing up in democracy : lesson plans for primary level on democratic citizenship and human rights (EDC
- Living in democracy : EDC
- Enlivening secondary history : 50 classroom activities for teachers and pupils
- Teaching history with museums : strategies for K-12 social studies
- The historian's toolbox : a student's guide to the theory and craft of history
- History and imagination : reenactments for elementary social studies
- Teaching history to adolescents : a quest for relevance
- Social studies worksheets don't grow dendrites : 20 instructional strategies that engage the brain
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Primary Resource Databases
[Chester, Vt.?] : Readex
Archive of Americana includes Early American Imprints with all sorts of early schoolbooks and other works that touch on education, historical newspapers and historical government documents.
[Ann Arbor, Mich.] : ProQuest information and Learning Co. c2005-
C19 Index draws on the strength of established indexes such as the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, The Wellesley Index, Poole's Index and Periodicals Index Online to create integrated bibliographic coverage of over 1.5 million books and official publications, 71,000 archival collections and 16.3 million articles published in over 2,500 journals, magazines and newspapers. C19 Index now provides integrated access to 12 bibliographic indexes, including almost a million records from the ongoing digitization of British Periodicals Collections I and II.
Ann Arbor, MI : Bell & Howell, 2000.
"APS Online spans over 1,500 titles and 7 million pages of content, from the first American magazines, published in 1741, to the World War II period-200 years of American history as recorded in magazines, journals, and newspapers." This includes fulltext of early education journals such as the American Annals of Education and the American Journal of Education.
[Alexandria, Va.] : Alexander Street Press, 2003-
"Black Thought and Culture contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material."
Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, c2001-
Painstakingly assembled from hundreds of sources, Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment documents the relationships among peoples in North America from 1534 to 1850. The collection focuses on personal accounts and provides unique perspectives from all of the protagonists, including traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native peoples, and officials, both men and women. The project brings coherence to a wide range of published and unpublished accounts, including narratives, diaries, journals, and letters.
Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2008-
"Images of the American Civil War: Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera provides a vivid visual history of a nation in crisis. Thousands of dramatic images from the fields of battle, the home front, politics, and general society allow students and researchers to experience and bear witness to the events, both monumental and mundane, of the war that tested and defined the core meaning of America. The database currently holds over 10,400 images."
[Alexandria, Va.] : Alexander Street Press, 2003-
"North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories includes 2,162 authors and approximately 100,000 pages of information, so providing a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950. Composed of contemporaneous letters and diaries, oral histories, interviews, and other personal narratives, the series provides a rich source for scholars in a wide range of disciplines. In selected cases, users will be able to hear the actual audio voices of the immigrants."
[Alexandria, Va.] : Alexander Street Press, c2005-
"This fifth release of North American Indian Thought and Culture contains over 119,000 pages of text and images. Included are biographies, auto-biographies, personal narratives, speeches, diaries, letters, and oral histories. When complete North American Indian Thought and Culture will include 123,000 pages of text and images."
[Chicago] : Alexander Street Press, 2001-
"North American Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. The materials have been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies, supplemented by customer requests and more than 7,000 pages of previously unpublished material. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database."
[Farmington Hills, MI] : Gale, Cengage Learning
"This online archive delivers essential primary sources for the study and understanding of the challenges facing the European peoples in the aftermath of World War II. It covers the politics and administration of the refugee crisis in Europe after World War II as well as the day-to-day survival of the refugees themselves."
[Marlborough, Wiltshire, England] : Adam Matthew Publications
"This digital collection documents key aspects of the history of slavery worldwide over six centuries. Topics covered include the African Coast, the Middle Passage, the varieties of slave experience, religion, revolts, abolition, and legislation. The collection also includes case studies from America, the Caribbean, Brazil, and Cuba,"
Testaments to the Holocaust [electronic resource] / Ben Barkow, general editor and director of the Wiener Library, London.
[Stamford, CT?] : Cengage Learning
"Documents and Rare Printed Materials from the Wiener Library, London This digital resource offers the unique resources of the World’s oldest Holocaust museum."
Women and social movements in the United States 1600-2000 [electronic resource] / Kathryn Sklar and Thomas Dublin, editors.
Scholar's edition. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press ; Binghamton, N.Y. : Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender at the State University of New York, Binghamton
"Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding about U.S. history generally at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools. The collection currently includes 94 document projects and archives with more than 3,750 documents and 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents, and almost 2,100 primary authors."