There are many sites
that can help you and your students find meaningful information
about the Global Perspectives regions and about Social Studies
in general. Many sites have their own teacher pages that can provide
creative ideas for classroom activities.
Browse newspaper sites by regional map.
Foreign newspapers printed in English.
Reading Room Newspapers
Search the Internet Public Library Online Newspapers Collection.
Guide for the Professional Cartoonist
This Teacher's Guide is for using the Professional Cartoonists
Index Web site in your classes. This site is a unique resource
with the largest collection of newspaper editorial cartoons
on the Web.
Current (political cartoons)
Access a political cartoon on Israel.
of the World
Weekly selection of editorial cartoons
on major issues from around the globe.
The Editorial Cartoon Site
Editorial cartoons on World Affairs - Updated every Thursday.
Daily Updating Political Cartoons by All the Best Newspaper
Editorial Cartoonists in the World.
LCJP is a community-based project in Colorado that uses
a restorative justice model to provide alternative methods of
dispute resolution to address the needs of victims, offenders,
and the community.
to Teaching Peace
A Not For Profit Agency dedicated to fostering attitudes,
skills, and opportunities for living peacefully with self,
others, and the earth.
Gilbert Internet Orientation
For those who are just learning how to use the Internet,
we hope these tips will help you.
Schrock's Guide for Educators Critical Evaluation
With the advent of the World Wide Web and the huge amount of
information that is contained there, students need to be able
to critically evaluate a Web page for authenticity, applicability,
authorship, bias, and usability.
Studies and Geography Teaching
Society for Technology in Education
Our mission is to help K-12 classroom teachers and administrators
share effective methods for enhancing student learning through
the use of new classroom technologies.
This page is designed primarily for K-12 social studies
teachers and students. It also has information and topics that
are useful to pre-service social studies instructors and students.
Your Guide to Smart Voting: what it means, why it's important,
and how to do it.
Studies.org: The Information Service
The mission of National Council for the Social Studies is
to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies
World: Where Educators Go To Learn
Founders of Education world created a search engine for
educational Web sites only, a place where educators could find
information without searching the entire Internet.
Library K-12 Education Directory
Awesome Library organizes the Web with 14,000 carefully
reviewed resources, including the top 5% in education.
Studies Lesson Plans and Resources
Dr. Marty Levine, Professor of Secondary Education, California
State University, Northridge (CSUN), has gathered lesson plans
and resources from the Internet that social studies teachers
will find useful.
Welcome to Blue Web'n: a library of Blue Ribbon learning
sites on the Web.
World Factbook 1998
Intelligence is information that has been collected, integrated,
evaluated, analyzed, and interpreted. Finished intelligence
is the final product of the Intelligence Cycle that is ready to be delivered
to the policymaker. The World Factbook, The President's Daily
Brief, and the National Intelligence Estimates are examples
of the three types of finished intelligence.
When people think of the CIA, they think of people lurking
around in trench coats, sending messages in code, and using
cool tools to do their job. Well, to some extent that's true,
but it's not the whole story.
Our proposed story revision intends to provide a base on
which to build a beneficial interactive web site. The story
will introduce educational themes for both Remote Sensing Technology
(NASA) and NatureMapping (BRD).
The Lost City
Ubar was once an ancient city of tremendous wealth and commerce
located on the Arabian Peninsula in what is now Oman. Legend
says that Allah became displeased with the wickedness of its
citizens and buried the city under a wave of sand. Ubar remained
lost for thousands of years until the coordinated efforts of
archaeologist Nicholas Clapp, NASA scientist Dr. Ronald Blom,
and a team of explorers discovered the mysterious city almost
a decade ago.
in the Sky
NASA's Observatorium is a public access site for Earth and
space data. We have pictures of the Earth, planets, stars, and
other cool stuff, as well as the stories behind those images.