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I was just informed that I will be assigned to one of my districts high schools as a social studies teacher.  With middle school SS experience, and district instructional technology experience, I am looking forward to this transition.  I was wondering if anyone in the group could recommend online High School SS sites/resources .  I have quite a few in my diigo already, but am always open to what other people are using/referencing.     Thanks! 

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I guess a lot of things depend on what high school level you will be teaching.  My thought is that if you are teaching 9th grade, it probably won't be a huge shift for you.  If you're teaching 11th or 12th grade, the maturity level difference will be significant, I guess, but you probably will do well.


You might check the NCSS Network (  Similar to what I hope we could do here, there's a lot of discussion opportunities.  Also, while it's a commercial site, Social Studies School Service ( has a lot of free information that you can use. 


I've also become a fan of Twitter over the past few months.  So, there's a good possibility for interaction there.


Hope this helps. 


Michael H.


look up tag sec-hs_social_studies  I add things as I find them for my co workers



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