American Memory from the Library of Congress American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.  American Rhetoric INTERACTIVE (8-12)  This site has an extensive collection of audio and video of historical speeches made though out history. BBC History (6-12 INTERACTIVE) This site fro the BBC has a large archive of  text, audio and video files. Best of History Websites   Beyond the Bubble  Beyond the Bubble 
This site unlocks the vast digital archive of the Library of Congress to create History Assessments of Thinking (HATs). Explore over 80 easy-to-use assessments that measure students' historical thinking rather than recall of facts. There are 10 “flagship” assessments, each marked with a ribbon.  The Center for History and New Media. Since 1994, the Center for history and New Media at George Mason University has used digital media and computer technology to democratize history—to incorporate multiple voices, reach diverse audiences, and encourage popular participation in presenting and preserving the past. We sponsor more than a dozen digital history projects and offer free tools and resources for historians. Country Reports  This site has statistical data and cultural information proven to be valuable to students, parents, teachers, and researchers alike. In a sea of competing websites, stands out as a leader, according to accolades received from prominent media and national organizations:  H-BOT Historical Fact Finder History- Is a very comprehensive web site that provides many tools for a teacher of history. The site includes many videos, primary source documents and guides that can be used in the classroom.  Eye Witness to History (6-12)  This site allow your to have a ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it.  The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History  This site contains 60,000 source documents from US history including podcasts, lesson plans for teachers, online exhibits, and printable images  Google World Wonders This site allows used to view historical sites by taking a virtual field trip  The History Channel's Web Site. (K-12) INTERACTIVE  History Central  (4-12)  History Central is dedicated to becoming History's Home on the web. The core of the site is our timeline of world history. Culled from one of MultiEducator's 21 history CD's this time line covers the major events in world history from the dawn of civilization to 1999. Links to other sites on the web as well as other resources on the site are presented in the right margin of the pages.   The History of Costume. 4/5-12) This site offers the complete text and illustrations from the German text 'The History of Costume'.  A great source of information for students of art, history, theater or fashion.  History Matters. (9-12) Designed for high school and college teachers and students,History Matters serves as a gateway to web resources and offers  other useful materials for teaching U.S. history   The History Net.  (6-12)This site has a very large collection of resources pertaining to American history. Links include picture of the day, different features each week, an article index and archives.  The History Place. (5-12)  This site is for middle school/high school students and their teachers.  Some topics include the American Revolution, the Civil War, WWII, the Vietnam War, Presidents, and Nazi German.  The History Place is a private, independent, Internet-only publication based in the Boston area that is not affiliated with any political group or organization. Great care is always given to accuracy in the construction and maintenance of their exhibits.   History Resources for Education (7-12).  This is a history portal organized alphabetically by various history topics. Historical Thinking Matters (6-12)  Welcome to Historical Thinking Matters, a website focused on key topics in U.S. history, that is designed to teach students how to critically read primary sources and how to critique and construct historical narratives.     Historical Collections for the National Digital Library.  American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections.  This digitized library makes available some of the most precious resources of the Library of Congress. History Wired (5-12)  This site, from the Smithsonian Institution is a highly interactive site that gives you the opportunity to see and read about objects in this museum. Users can navigate the site by clicking on the topics beneath the timeline to see where the objects are. By clicking on the object square, you will see a picture of the object and get a description of it. Requires Java, but a text version is available.    HyperHistory. (5-12)This site allows students and their teachers to navigate through 3,000 years of world history.  This site can be an excellent resource for middle school/high school history and social studies teachers. Mission US  Mission US is a brand new multimedia project featuring free interactive adventure games set throughout U.S. history. The first game,Mission 1: "For Crown or Colony?" puts players in the shoes of Nat Wheeler, a 14-year-old printer's apprentice in 1770 Boston. As players complete tasks throughout the city, they meet everyone from merchants to soldiers, sailors to poets, Patriots to Loyalists. The game reveals rising tensions threatening to come to a head and, ultimately, players must choose where their loyalties lie National History Day’s Web Site. (6-12) National History Education Clearinghouse  This site from George Mason Univ have online resource for history teachers, including source materials, lesson plans and other related materials. Organization of American Historians   US  (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE This site focuses on Colonial and Revolutionary Philadelphia.  It is sponsored by the Independence Hall Association in Philadelphia.   Virtual Library U.S. History. (4/5-12)  This is a portal type site that has thousands of links to US history resources.   Included are maps, timelines, research articles, and back ground readings.    Women in World History Curriculum (6-12) This site by Lyn Reese, is interactive with information and resources about women’s experiences in world history.  Included are lesson plans, review of classroom materials, and related links. World History Archives (6-12) World History Archives, by Hartford Web Publishing, offers documents to support the study of world history from a working-class and non-Eurocentric perspective World of Teaching.  INTERACTIVE (K-12)  This site contains a variety of PowerPoint teaching presentations in Biology, Chemistry, Math, English, History, Physics, Geography and Spanish.