Best of History Websites
A comprehensive and carefully curated list of history websites categorised and listed in alphabetical order as well as stages in history.
Active History UK
Amazing resources for history teachers by the British educator Russell Tarr including interactive simulations, quizzes, games that can easily be used for online learning.
What was There
Allows students to type in any city, state, or country to view an archive of historical photographs and other documents. It’s a unique way to help them learn about history.
Big History Project
The Big History Project (BHP) brings to life a single course that covers the complete history of people and the Universe. By sharing the big picture and challenging students to look at the world from many different perspectives, BHP hopes to inspire a greater love of learning and help them better understand how we got here, where we’re going, and how they fit in.
A digital archive of history
Explore the map and view historical images from around the globe. Upload your own vintage images and share YOUR history.
An amazing website with an extensive range of multimedia resources.
An interactive way to learn history
Digital Dead Sea Scrolls
A digitised version of the Dead Sea Scrolls with detailed information about each one. These would have to be perhaps one of the most famous "Primary Sources" of information.
This website is an online collection of historical military records. There are millions of images and documents that can be searched and annotated with additional information.
How to study History terms
When studying any topic, the goal is to make the information "stick." But the best methods for doing this will differ from topic to topic. When you study terms (definitions) for a history exam, the best way to make the information stick is to understand the term in context, or understand how it relates to other terms and facts.
Spark Notes for History
A student's guide to the study of history
Sample Historical Document Analysis
Here is a suggested sample document analysis. Some general questions to ask as you read and examine any historical document.
Document Analysis Worksheets
These document analysis worksheets were designed and developed by the Education Staff of the National Archives and Records Administration.
History Video Channels
Interactive online experiences for students including videos.
Bring history to life through biographies and historical documentaries.