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Guidelines and Resources for Planning Your Lessons
Curriculum Standards – A framework for teaching, learning, and assessment K-12.
Position Statements – Code of Ethics; Academic Freedom; Teaching about Religion; etc.
Notable Trade Books – An annual listing to top-rated children’s literature.
NCSS Publications Catalog (pdf) – Books on social studies subjects and teaching strategies.
Colleagues and Training for Improving Your Practice
Peer Groups & Get CONNECTED – Your online networking, nationwide community.
Professional Development – Summer Workshops; Annual Conference; Awards & Grants; etc.
NCSS SmartBrief is a free newsletter, sent by e-mail 3/week. Anybody can subscribe at www.smartbrief.com/ncss/index.jsp.
Become a Member of NCSS – Read about the benefits, joining, and updating your record.
Stanford History Education Group — U.S. History Lesson Plans
National Mock Election
American Public University (Teaching New American History)