Utah Coalition for Educational Technology Conference (UCET)

March 4, 2011 Jordan High School in Sandy, Utah

“Your Technology Passport to Teaching the Social Studies Core”
Presented by Ruth King

Email – kingr123@alpine.k12.ut.us

*Cedar Ridge Elementary, Alpine District
*Library of Congress Mentor Advisory Group 2010 - Present
*Alpine School District’s Teaching American History (TAH) Grants Steering Committee 2005 - Present
*Mission US Teacher of the Year for Utah 2011
*USOE/UEN Constitution Day Online Resources 5th Grade Team Member June 2010
*Participant in the Zion’s Bank/Larry H. Miller Summer History Seminar 2009
*USOE Social Studies Summer Online Resources Institute 5th Grade Team Member June 2009
*Facilitator - 5th Grade USOE Social Studies Summer Online Resources Institute June 2008
*USOE Social Studies 3rd – 6th Grade Core Revision Steering Committee Member
*Utah Geographic Alliance Elementary Teacher of the Year

Web Sites for Curriculum or Strategies

1. My wiki http://yourtechnologypassporttoteachingsocialstudies.wikispaces.com/
2. Jordan District TAH http://departments.jordandistrict.org/curriculum/socialstudies/
& http://departments.jordandistrict.org/curriculum/socialstudies/html/strat.html
3. Thinking Historically Standards http://www.nchs.ucla.edu/Standards/historical-thinking-standards-1
4. Technology Tools https://psi21.pbworks.com/w/page/12031866/PSI21
5. UEN http://www.uen.org/
6. Mission US/UEN page http://www.uen.org/missionus/
7. Ag in the Classroom http://www.agclassroom.org/gan/multimedia.htm

Web Sites for Primary Sources

8. Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/index.html
9. Metro State College http://www.mscd.edu/tpsmountainplains/
10. Utah Teaching With Primary Sources http://utahteachingwithprimarysources.com/
Other Interactives
11. Interactive games and activities http://www.eduweb.com/portfolio/grades4to6.php
12. Storytellers http://www.sydlieberman.com/

1. To access the Utah Elementary Social Studies Core (grades 3-6) go to:
or look at this pdf of the 2010 UCET handout.

2. Then click on Utah Core Curriculum in top left hand corner.

3. Next click on the big word Social Studies, NOT the grade level.
(Click only the word part like this below.)

4. Next look down right column of the page under Resources and click on Online Resource. Then click on your grade level. Or click on the Online Resource right under each grade level K-6th.

It will look like this.

6. Next you will see something like this. This is the introduction page with general information on it. (This is the 5th Grade page.)