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Education K - 12: Activity Sites

A guide to Ramsey Library resources for education students

Activity Sites and Reference Tools

American Memory Project.  Historical primary source collections from the Library of Congress. Find interactive lessons and activities on the "Teachers page."

Ben's Guide to Government for Kids.  Learn how our government works with Ben's learning tools for K-12 students and teachers

DocsTeach - the National Archives Experience. Provides thousands of primary source documents to bring the past to life as classroom teaching tools from the billions preserved at the National Archives.  Includes activites and tools for teaching with government documents.

Education World. 

EPA Student Center.  Environment activities, projects and links to a wealth of material related to the environment

Internet Public Library for Kids. A public service organization and teaching and learning environment for kids

Internet Public Library for Teens.  Links to a wealth of activities and topics of interest to teen

Merriam-Webster Online

NC WiseOwl.   Provides online subscription resources to NC public schools and links to quality web reference and activity sites

PBS Teachers Source.  Lesson plans and timely facts about current events

Teaching Tolerance.  A project of the Southern Proverty Law Center.  Features classroom activities and lessons for teaching tolerance

Teachers Domain.  Multimedia resources for the classroom and professional development