Teaching World War I: A Resource Guide

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Looking for new resources to freshen up your WWI curriculum, but overwhelmed with the amount of material online? Interested in engaging your students using primary sources and local history? GHS Programs Intern Haley McKenzie is here to help with her favorite online resources from the Georgia Historical Society and other trustworthy content creators like the Library of Congress and National World War I Museum.

Episode 24: Introduction to the Internet Archive


Want to learn about a website that offers free access to 8.5 million e-books, 2.2 million video clips, 2.7 audio recordings, and the 445 billion archived web pages? Watch this episode of Sophia’s Schoolhouse for an introduction to the Internet Archive. Want to learn more about where to find primary sources online? Enroll in our…

Episode 23: World Digital Library


Looking for primary sources to use in your world history courses? Look no further than the World Digital Library for primary sources from archives, museums, and cultural institutions all over the world. Watch the video below for an overview of how to find primary sources on the World Digital Library website. Want to learn more…

2014 NCSS Conference: Resources for Your Classroom

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I had the opportunity  to represent GHS at the 2014 National Council for the Social Studies conference in Boston last month. It was difficult to leave the balmy temperatures of the Lowcountry to brave the frigid New England weather, but the experience was well worth it. I will be sharing some of the exciting ideas and resources…

Guest Post: Georgia Historical Society Resources Revealed!

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Today’s post comes from Jordan Fischer, GHS’s  Education Intern. This summer she is helping GHS develop educational resources for teachers and students. Jordan is excited to reveal the excellent education resources you might not know are available for FREE on the GHS website! As the education intern this summer, I’ve had a crash course in learning about all the educational…

Sophia’s Resource Review: Vocabulary.com

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On May 20th the Georgia Historical Society is hosting Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Atkinson in Savannah to discuss The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945, the latest and final book in Atkinson’s Liberation Trilogy. In preparation for his visit, I have started reading the first book in the trilogy An Army…