History Education Resources
The purpose of history education resources is to help students develop a deep understanding of the past and its relevance to the present. History education resources can help students learn critical thinking skills, evaluate sources of information, and consider multiple perspectives on historical events and issues.
All the Trivia- Recommend All
All the Trivia provides a collection of history trivia quizzes for engagingly testing your knowledge.
American Panorama- Recommend Middle/High School
"Panorama of the Great War" is an interactive online resource that explores the history and impact of World War I through maps, images, and primary sources.
American Social History Project- Recommend Middle/High School
The American Social History Project is a public history center that uses digital media and educational initiatives to explore social and cultural history.
Archaeo Link- Recommend Middle/High School
Archaeolink.com is a comprehensive online resource for archaeology enthusiasts and professionals, providing information on various archaeological topics and resources.
At Home in the Heartland- Recommend All
The "At Home in the Heartland" website by the Illinois State Museum offers an interactive exploration of Midwestern history and culture through engaging exhibits and educational resources.
Bens Guide- Recommend All
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government is a comprehensive educational website that provides learning resources and activities to help students understand the workings of the U.S. government.
Big History Project (Oer Project)- Recommend Middle/High School
The OER Project offers a free online course called "Big History" that explores the universe's history from the Big Bang to the present day.
CK12- Recommend Middle/High School
CK-12 offers a comprehensive collection of free online resources for history education, covering various grade levels and languages.
Certell- Recommend Middle/High School
Certell provides free digital resources and curriculum materials for engaging and interactive history education.
Crash Course World History- Recommend All
Crash Course World History is a YouTube playlist that offers entertaining and informative video lessons on various historical topics.
Digitalization of South Korea History- Recommend Middle/High School
The National Institute of Korean History offers a comprehensive online platform for exploring Korean history and culture.
EDSITEment- Recommend Middle/High School
EDSITEment is developed by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) that provides free and open resources for educators and students across a range of humanities subjects, including history, literature, and the arts.
Facing History- Recommend Middle/High School
Facing History and Ourselves provides educational resources and programs to promote empathy, critical thinking, and understanding of historical events and their impact on society.
*First Things- Recommend Middle/High School
First Things is a journal exploring the intersection of religion, culture, and public life through thought-provoking articles and essays.
Ford's Theatre- Recommend Middle/High School
Ford's Theatre is a historic site in Washington, D.C., that commemorates the life of President Abraham Lincoln and presents live performances.
*Gilder Lehrman Institution of American History- Recommend Middle/High School
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History promotes studying and appreciating American history through educational programs and resources.
Google Arts and Culture- Recommend All
Google Arts & Culture offers virtual tours and digital collections from museums and cultural institutions worldwide.
History- Recommend All
History Classroom by History.com provides educational resources, lesson plans, and engaging content for teachers and students.
History For Kids- Recommend Elementary/Middle School
History for Kids is an educational website that offers engaging content and resources to make history fun and accessible for young learners.
*History Simulation- Recommend Middle/High School
History Simulation provides interactive and immersive educational simulations to engage students in learning history through active participation.
K-Town 92- Recommend Middle/High School
KTOWN92 is a digital radio station promoting and sharing Korean pop (K-pop) music, culture, and entertainment.
Kid Citizen- Recommend Elementary/Middle School
KidCitizen is an educational platform that offers interactive activities and games to engage young learners in exploring primary sources and American history.
Knotted Line- Recommend Middle/High School
KnottedLine is an online platform that presents history through visual timelines and interactive storytelling.
Library of Congress- Recommend Middle/High School
The Library of Congress is the largest in the world, housing extensive collections of books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, and more and serving as a research and cultural hub.
Living New Deal- Recommend Middle/High School
The Living New Deal project documents and commemorates the New Deal programs and their impact on American society during the Great Depression.
Mr. Nussbaum- Recommend Elementary/Middle School also other subjects as well
MrNussbaum.com offers interactive history resources and educational games for students to learn and explore various historical topics.
Museum of Tolerance- Recommend Elementary/Middle School
The Museum of Tolerance promotes understanding, respect, and human rights through exhibits and educational programs.
My Case Maker- Recommend Middle/High School
MyCaseMaker provides comprehensive legal research tools and resources for practical case analysis and decision-making.
National Archives- Recommend Elementary/Middle School
The National Archives is the official repository of the U.S. government's historical records, preserving and providing access to valuable documents and artifacts.
National Geographic Education- Recommend All
National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization that supports exploration, scientific research, education, and conservation to inspire people to care about the planet.
National History of South Korea- Recommend Middle/High School
The National Institute of Korean History provides comprehensive resources and information about Korean history and culture.
National Museum of African American History and Culture- Recommend Middle/High School
The National Museum of African American History and Culture dedicates itself to preserving and showcasing African Americans' history, culture, and contributions to the United States.
National Women's History Museum- Recommend Middle/High School
The National Women's History Museum is committed to celebrating and honoring the achievements of women throughout history.
Odyssey- Recommend All
ODYSSEY is an online educational resource that explores the ancient world through interactive exhibits and educational materials.
Saylor Academy- Recommend Middle/High School
Saylor Academy provides free and open online courses across various disciplines, including business, offering learners access to quality educational resources and opportunities for skill development.
Slave Voyages- Recommend Middle/High School
Slave Voyages is a database that provides information on the history of the transatlantic slave trade through comprehensive records of slave ship voyages.
Smithsonian's History Explorer- Recommend All
History Explorer is an online resource by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History that offers engaging educational materials and activities for exploring American history.
Smithsonian's Kids- Recommend All
Smithsonian Kids is a fun and educational resource that offers interactive games, activities, and resources for children to explore various science, history, art, and more topics.
Smithsonian Learning Lab- Recommend All
Smithsonian Learning Lab is an online platform that provides access to many educational resources, including images, videos, lesson plans, and interactive tools for teachers, students, and lifelong learners.
Stanford History Education Group- Recommend Middle/High School
Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) is a research and development group dedicated to improving historical and civic education through innovative instructional materials and resources.
Teaching American History- Recommend All
Teaching American History (TAH) is an organization focused on providing resources and professional development opportunities to enhance the teaching of American history.
Teaching History- Recommend All
Teachinghistory.org is a website that provides resources and support for history educators to enhance their teaching practices.
The Crash Course World History- Recommend All as well as other courses
Crash Course is an educational YouTube channel offering engaging lessons on various topics, including history.
The Idea of America- Recommend All
The authors of The Idea of America are passionate scholars and thinkers dedicated to exploring the foundations and ideals that shape the United States.
The National WWII Museum- New Orleans- Recommend Middle/High School
The National WWII Museum offers a captivating and immersive experience, bringing the history of World War II to life.
The Public Discourse- Recommend Middle/High School
The Public Discourse is a platform that fosters thoughtful and civil conversations about important social and moral issues.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum- Recommend Middle/High School
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum serves as a poignant and educational testament to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust.
Voices of Democracy- Recommend Middle/High School
Voices of Democracy is a valuable resource dedicated to preserving and analyzing pivotal speeches in American history.
World History Matters- Recommend Middle/High School
World History Matters is an educational initiative that provides teachers with curated digital resources for teaching world history.
World History Project (OER Project)- Recommend Middle/High School
The OER Project's World History curriculum offers comprehensive and accessible open educational resources to support engaging and interactive learning experiences.
WYZANT- Recommend Middle/High School
Wyzant's History Lessons provide various educational resources and tutorials for studying and understanding multiple historical topics.
Yad Vashem-Recommend All
Yad Vashem is a world-renowned institution committed to Holocaust remembrance, education, and research.
Zinn Education Project- Recommend Middle/High School
The Zinn Education Project is a valuable resource that promotes critical thinking and inclusive education by providing materials highlighting the voices and perspectives of marginalized communities in history.
Zoom In- Recommend Middle/High School
Zoom In is an engaging and interactive digital platform that offers inquiry-based history lessons to enhance student learning and critical thinking skills.