Teaching History With Technology

EdTechTeacher.org presents The Center for Teaching History with Technology, a resource created to help K-12 history and social studies teachers incorporate technology effectively into their courses.
From the site:
Find resources for histlaptop classory and social studies lesson plans, activities, projects, games, and quizzes that use technology. Explore inquiry-based lessons, activities, and projects. Learn about new and emerging technologies such as blogs, podcasts, wikis, ipods, and online social networks and explore innnovative ways of integrating them into the curriculum. Find out how others are using technology in the classroom.

OurStory

OurStory is a project of the Smithsonian,s National Museum of American History. It is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through children’s literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.

Some topics covered include:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence

A Letter to Abraham Lincoln

Making the Star-Spangled Banner

Life in a WWII Japanese-American Internment Camp

A Puerto Rican Carnival

Great Women of Our Pasts

Women’s History Month (Library of Congress)

Women’s History Month (Library of Congress) – This site pays tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society. The emphasis is on American women.
From the site:
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society.