Elementary Social Studies: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents
The Internet offers a wealth of social studies resources for elementary school students. Whether you're a student looking for a few hints in remembering all 50 U.S. states and their capitals, or an elementary school teacher interested in social studies lesson plans and activities that will inspire your class, the Elementary Social Studies Web Guide is a great place to find what you're looking for.Educators: Sign up for our education newsletter.
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Parents can play an active role in the social studies education of their children with just a little help from the Web. Get inspiration for finding social studies resources at home that can enhance your child's life outside of the classroom.
- Taking trips to museums, discussing the news with your child, helping them explore their city and state—these are all beneficial to a child’s development as a student of social studies.
- Ask your child’s teacher what the class is studying and supplement those subjects at home. The “Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School” section of this guide will be of particular interest to many parents and can provide inspiration for ways to get your child interested in social studies.
- Take a look at some of the sites in our findingDulcinea Homeschooling Web Guide for social studies resources you can use at home.