Tip of the Week: 4 Bloody Brilliant British Websites
You probably won’t find a ton of US history on the four sites listed below. Cause, well . . . they’re British. But trust me, there are tons of things for just about everyone.
Really. Especially if you’re looking for Ancient, World, European, geography, games, activities, online tools, lesson plans, then you need to take the time to check these out.
Yup. That BBC. The British Broadcasting System has put together a pretty impressive History section. You can find a wide assortment of content and fun activities. Not sure where to start? Hang out at the A to Z Index.
The Guardian Teacher Network
Hosted by perhaps one of the best newspaper in the world, the network has thousands of innovative free resources and allows you to create, upload and share your own. Lots of articles and interesting blogs.
Created and maintained by history genius and very cool rabble-rouser Russel Tarr, ActiveHistory has an incredible database of ready to use lessons, handouts, and activities. Russel seriously must not sleep much because there is more here than you will ever use. Just a heads up – the site has many free resources but to take full advantage requires a paid registration. I think it’s worth it but there is a free one month trial you can use to test it out for yourself.
Blimey. All four sites are wicked ace. Have fun!
Update June 10