Created by the Department of History at the University of Houston, this site was created to support the teaching of American History in K-12 schools and colleges. This site includes an interactive, multimedia U.S. History textbook as well as over 400 annotated historical documents and primary sources available through a searchable database. This site also features an Ask the Expert section called Ask the HyperHistorian.
The National Archives Digital
The Digital Classroom provides materials from the National Archives as well as lessons and methods for teaching with primary sources. This is great resource for students working on History Day projects and teachers who want to supplement the basic history texts.
Best of History Web Sites
Best of History Web Sites is an award-winning portal created for history teachers, students, and general history enthusiasts. Best of History Web Sites now features links to K-12 history lesson plans, teacher guides, activities, games, quizzes, and more throughout its pages.
EDSITEment is a compilation of many humanities sites by the National Endowment for the Humanities. This site includes lesson plans and links to other sites in all areas of the humanities, history, and social studies.
As part of USAToday.com, the Snapshots page provides students and teachers with insights into current political and cultural events.
My Social Studies
This page is designed for K-12 social studies teachers and students and contains hundreds of links in the areas of history, geography, government, global studies, and cultural diversity.