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Social Studies Internet Resources in Spanish

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This site, founded and maintained by the National Endowment for the Humanities, offers a multitude of references and lesson plans for all aspects of humanities studies. Through this site, teaches can access searchable and downloadable online Spanish language social studies textbooks for elementary school students. Textbooks include exercises, illustrated texts and evaluations. Textbooks range from intermediate through advanced.Spanish Textbook Search Results Page

Holt Social Studies

This resource is the Holt Social Studies website. In order to access multilingual resources, access the topic desired, enter the chapter of interest and choose the language you wish to view it in.

Pearson in Spanish

The Pearson website has dual English and Spanish resources, accessible by radio buttons on the first page of the website.

Time Rime in Spanish

TimeRime allows users to create timelines that include text, images, audio, and video. One of the better features of TimeRime is that you can have more than one type of media for each event on your timeline. TimeRime users can also select which media type they want as the feature piece of each event. As we've come to expect with any web 2.0 tool of this type, you can embed the timeline in a blog or share it via email. TimeRime can be used in English, Spanish, or Nederlands.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The site features online exhibitions on Jewish history specifically related to the Holocaust, as well as the history of other peoples. The effects of the Holocaust on children are explored in many of the exhib­its, and the website features Holocaust his­tory in Spanish as well as in English. NCSS Themes I, II, V, VI, VIII, IX

Virtual Museum of Arts El País/Museo Virtual de Artes El País

The Virtual Museum of Arts El País is a completely interactive virtual-reality style museum that has substantial “cool” factor. Visitors of the site can explore the entire museum by using the mouse courser to move and clicking on the exhibits. The entire tour is available in both English and Spanish. This site is sponsored by el País and has links in the newspaper as well.


When users log onto Kidlink, they must select the language they want. In addition to English, other options include Arabic, Spanish, German, Hebrew, and a few others. This is a well-designed program that works to develop life skills and international understanding. Students answer questions such as “How Do I Want the World to be Better When I Grow Up?” and share these answers with students from around the world. Registration of students and teachers is required for the program, but there is no charge for participation.

Historical Thinking Matters

Models the process necessary to scaffold students’ evaluation, corroboration, and synthesis of multiple conflicting sources. Currently, the four units: Spanish American War, Scopes (Monkey) Trial, Social Security, and Rosa Parks/Montgomery Bus Boycott. Each unit has explicit step-like procedures for analyzing sets of sources, and printable graphic organizers help students corroborate sources. Historical Thinking Matters also provides printable resources such as primary texts written in modern English and Spanish versions.

Maya Discovery (english)  Mundo Maya (spanish)

Highly interactive and multimedia-heavy website exploring Mayan culture. Site available in English and Spanish

La Escuela Electrónica

La Escuela Electrónica/The Electronic Schoolhouse is a bilingual website for teachers focusing on the Latino experience in New York. Using historical records such as photographs, letters, flyers, broadsides and more dating from 1861 to the present, the website combines historical records and technology to promote the development of critical thinking skills, reading and writing skills, and understanding historical content and context. Funded through a grant from Time Warner, La Escuela Electrónica also has two introductory videos (in Spanish and English) explaining how teachers can use primary resources in their classrooms and the type of institutions that care for these one-of-a-kind materials.

Love and Logic Articles in Spanish

Brought to you by Love and Logic, an organization devoted to making parenting and teaching fun and rewarding, this set includes links to several PDF articles on using enforceable statements, guiding children to solve their own problems and more.

NASA:Spanish Language Resources

NASA’s website is a goldmine for resources in Spanish. Users can access lists of Spanish websites, books in Spanish, articles in Spanish, and even watch YouTube clips of astronauts answering questions in Spanish.


Report on Resources for Math Teachers of English Language Learners (PDF)

Mathematic for English Language Learners at Texas State University-San Marcos. This is a report of Spanish resources for mathematics teachers of English Language learners. This pdf document includes online resources, lesson plans, games, and more.

Limited English Proficiency (LEP): A Federal Interagency Website promotes a positive and cooperative understanding of the importance of language access to federally conducted and federally assisted programs. This website supports fair, reasoned and consistent implementation of Executive Order 13166, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), and the Title VI regulations regarding language access. This site also acts as a clearinghouse, providing and linking to information, tools, and technical assistance regarding limited English proficiency and language services for federal agencies, recipients of federal funds, users of federal programs and federally assisted programs, and other stakeholders.

Google Maps in Spanish

Google Maps offers students a unique opportunity to view satellite images of almost anywhere in the world, from the Far East to their own neighborhoods! Google maps in Spanish allows students to play with and explore basic features like travel distances within countries, what businesses are located in different parts of the world (Want to know how many McDonald’s restaurants there are in Beijing?), and a number of other Google Maps staples in the Spanish language.

International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum: Resources for International Visitors- Spanish

Spanish information about the museum, including information about important matches that took place on the grounds. A good resource for students who are interested in tennis, but are having difficulties finding information in Spanish.

CNN en Español delivers the latest breaking news and information on the latest top stories, weather, business, entertainment, politics, and more – now in Spanish.

Are You Ready? FEMA Guide

Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness (IS-22) is FEMA’s most comprehensive source on individual, family and community preparedness. The guide has been revised, updated and enhanced in August 2004 to provide the public with the most current and up-to-date disaster preparedness information available.

Are You Ready? is also available in PDFICONSpanish, and can be used in a variety of ways including as a read-through or reference guide. The guide can also be used as a study manual guide with credit awarded for successful completion and a 75 percent score on a final exam. Questions about the exam should be directed to the FEMA Independent Study Program by calling 1-800-238-3358 or by going to is the official web portal of the United States government. It is designed to improve the public’s interaction with the U.S. government by quickly directing website visitors to the services or information they are seeking, and by inviting the public to share ideas to improve government. The website includes a Spanish-language web portal to U.S. government services, (formerly in Spanish

When the Affordable Care Act was signed into law two years ago on March 23, 2010, Americans began to take their health care into their own hands. The law is already making a difference in the lives of millions of people like you. MyCare is an initiative to educate Americans about new programs, benefits, and rights under the health care law. English Site:

National Institute on Aging/ El Instituto Nacional Sobre el Envejecimient

Available are printable information sheets on topics such as taking your medicines correctly and stroke symptoms and care of the teeth. The following link takes you right to the Spanish Materials:

Pan American Health Organization

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is an international public health agency with more than 100 years of experience in working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas. It serves as the specialized organization for health of the Inter-American System. It also serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization and enjoys international recognition as part of the United Nations system.
PAHO has individual websites in over 40 countries, each in the country’s own language. Their main site can be accessed in both English and Spanish.

CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Spanish

Healthcare professionals in the United States serve patients of many nationalities, including many Spanish-speaking citizens and visitors. While most patients may speak English, they may better understand about vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases when the information is written in Spanish.
Download and print these pieces – or give your patients the Spanish-specific URLs – and promote on-time vaccination across the life span in Spanish as well as in English.

American Cancer Society

This website is helpful for patients, family members, and professionals.Their website is accessible in Spanish as are several of their publication

Kidshealth presents information for teens on a variety of subjucts such as the mind, body, sexuality, nutrition and health, drugs and alcohol, school, and other well-being issues. This web page also has interactive material and videos. The Official Website of Texas Spanish Edition is the official website of the State of Texas. From here, you have direct access to government information and more than 1,000 online services. Users can access the entire site in Spanish by using a drop-down language selection menu.

Tax Help ‘en Español’

Tax information can be tough to understand in any language, but it can be even more difficult if it is not in your first language. The IRS offers a wide range of free and easy-to-use products and services for Spanish speaking taxpayers. On this webpage, users can find nine ways you can get help from the IRS if they need assistance with their federal taxes in Spanish:

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