Social Studies Resources
American Journeys - Eyewitness account of early American exploration
A Book in Time - books and crafts for teaching history
Children's Book Council - Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
Circle.Adventist.org - SDA curriculum and resource links
Classroom Aid - Resources for teaching social studies
Colonial House - PBS site about living in America in 1628
Education World: Social Science Center - searches and reviews websites
HistoryLink.org - The Free Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History
iCivics - games to learn about government. After using the site's games for six weeks, the Crittenden Middle School in Newport News, Virginia had a pass rate on the state-mandated civics test of 96%, compared with 5% the previous year.
Leaving Independence - David Vixie, WWU graduate, takes his class on a 120 mile wagon train simulation field trip.
Smithsonian Learning Lab - access images, recording, and texts from the Smithsonian museums.
Teacher Bulletin - "The Teacher Bulletin is created by teachers, for teachers. It is our mission to present classroom teachers with creative and resourceful ideas integrating Christian principles with cutting-edge technology, contemporary theories and trends."
TIME for Kids - news magazine for kids
*Links to other sites do not necessarily constitute endorsement of the organizations.
Research Central - Instructions for finding and borrowing items from other libraries.
Curriculum Library Resources
Professional literature 372.83
Interact Simulations IM/PL 372.83 In8
Textbooks 372.83, 372.89, and 900's for social studies, geography and history.
372.87 for music of different cultures or themes.
372.83 M178 McGraw-Hill Networks (SDA recommended series)
Cobblestone, National Geographic Kids, Saudi Aramco World, Time for Kids
Reference - especially the Bibliographies books
Children's literature, especially the 900's and Biographies
File folder games
Room 306 small kits in 372.83, curriculum guides. and die cutter and dies, publishing station.
Room 308 big kits
Room 310 posters, cardboard "puppets", over-sized textbooks
Room 312 picture file, globes