The Teacher's Zone
The Social Studies Department would like to welcome you to our Teacher's Zone! Find strategies ranging from hands-on to graphic organizers that are ready to print out and use with your lesson plans! The Zone also has information on how to incorporate different types of social studies skills including reading and writing connections. Don't miss our assessment area for up-to-date information on STAAR..Our strategies have been designed for teachers by teachers with all learners in mind!
- Find step-by-step guidelines to help students practice social studies skills ranging from visual strategies to reading and writing strategies. You can also download out graphic organizers that are ready for classroom use!
- This area contains the latest information from TEA and great strategies to help students get prepared for the Social StudiesSTAAR exams.
- Take a look at the many different types of maipulatives, pre-made graphic organizers and visual strategies developed by teachers for teachers.
- Links going to historically significant documents and resources for different periods of history.
- Strategies and information for your AP classrooms.
- Favorite Social Studies websites including rubric generators and the Citation Machine!
- Find a local Living Historian to come to your school to help bring social studies alive!
Teacher's Zone Find strategies ranging from hands-on to graphic organizers that are ready to print out and use with your lesson plans! The Zone also has information on how to incorporate different types of social studies skills including reading and writing connections. Don't miss our assessment area for up-to-date information on STAAR..Our strategies have been designed for teachers by teachers with all learners in mind!
Parent's Corner See how you the parent can help our your child learn more about social studies at the global, national, state, and community levels. We have resources and information to help parents understand what your child is learning in social studies.
TechnologyYou will discover the latest strategies that incorporate useful technology integration within a social studies setting. These strategies have been written by technology integration specialists that have used these strategies successfully in the classroom.
Links Find over 5000 links going to outside resources based upon grade level and subject area. These links have been researched for content and usability within a school setting.
Photo Album Take a tour of places around the world, the nation, and the city with our over 9,000 images! These photographs have been donated by educators to help bring the world to our students!
Blog, Board, and Wiki (Must have a SAISD Account) Read about the latest Social Studies Department's events and news on our Blog (web log). On the message boards, you can leave messages for all district teachers about strategies and questions that you may have about subject areas. Finally, you and your students can use our Wiki to author and publish research done on social studies topics!
Social Studies Department - 406 Barrera San Antonio, TX 78210 (210) 354-3439
San Antonio Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, or disability in providing education services, activities, and programs, including vocational programs, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
Es norma del Districto Escolar Independiente de San Antonio de no discriminar por motivos de raza, religion, color, origen nacional, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o actividades vocacionales, tal como lo require el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.
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The Social Studies Resource Center was made possible by the Teaching American History Grant 2001-2008
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