The National History Bee is an exciting new history competition for school children across America. Participating students progress from the school level to the regional level and finally to the National Championship until one student is crowned the National History Bee Champion!
What makes the National History Bee unique? Unlike other activities, participants in the National History Bee compete head-to-head to be the first to “buzz-in” with the correct answer. What results is a competition that tests a student’s knowledge in a fun and exciting way!
Common Core and Beyond
Tools to Help Create Presentations
Tubechop allows you to easily chop a funny or interesting section from any YouTube video and share it.
Wideo is an online animation platform that allows you to create, edit, and share videos for free. The platform allows you to choose (or upload) the images, fonts, animations, and videos you want to use in order to create your own online video and then share.
WeVideo: Video Creation Platform
GreenScreen Video How-To
Creating and Locating Webquests with Zunal
Tools for Staying Organized
Symbaloo: A way to keep all your favorite websites organized.
Teacher and Serious Geography Students:
Cool Tools and Apps
Sid the Science Kid -- This is an excellent interactive site for younger students.
Cosmic Evolution--resources including videos from Harvard College Observatory
Self-Paced Learning and
HippoCampus provides full length courses that include subjects such as:Arithmetic
Algebra & Geometry
Calculus & Advanced Math
Statistics & Probability
History & Government
Open Culture: The best free cultural & educational media on the web
LearnFree.org: Take free online classes on different computer programs such as Word and Excel.
University of Reddit: This site offers courses in many subject areas. It also has the option of learning how to teach a course for Reddit.
Sign-up with Saylor.org for free and open courses in many different subject areas!
The Khan Academy is an amazing source for guided lessons in math, science, and history.
Education Portal: Courses in Science, Math, Social Studies, Psychology and more....
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Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. Our technology enables our partners to teach millions of students rather than hundreds.
Academic Earth: Academic Earth believes everyone deserves access to a world-class education, which is why we continue to offer a comprehensive collection of free online courses from the world's top universities. And now, we take learning outside the classroom with our original series of thought-provoking videos, designed to spark your intellectual curiosity and start a conversation. Watch, learn, share, debate. After all, only through questioning the world around us, can we come to better understand it.
Teachers and Teaching
What to Teach: History and Geography--Researched Article
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Flipped Classroom Resources
Tools To Use...