Challenge Grants for Technology in Education
C-SPAN in the Classroom
Development Education Program
"Bringing sustainable development into the classroom."
This division of World Bank Group offers Beyond Economic Growth, a textbook that "draws on data published by the World Bank, is addressed to students, teachers, and all those interested in exploring issues of global development.... [D]esigned to be adapted by individual countries to reflect their specific development issues and to meet their own curriculum needs."
This website of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Verizon Foundation contains high-quality lesson plans for various academic subjects, including history and social studies. The site contains an extensive collection of Constitution Day lessons.
National Assessment of Educational Progress
"Liberty Day is a celebration originated by [the] Colorado Lions to call attention to both the Declaration of Independence and the U. S. Constitution. Events are scheduled statewide with the cooperation of Lions on the local and district level, elected government representatives and school superintendents and teachers."
Examine "the Nation's Report Card."
National Education Goals Panel
National Council for the Social Studies
Resources for Social Studies Educators from NCSS.
Our Courts 21st Century Civics
Our Courts is the vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, and is a free, interactive, web-based program designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy.
SCORE History-Social Science Resources
Schools of California Online Resources for Education.
United States House of Representatives Educational Resources
Access to documents related to the legislative process.