Here is a great resource that I found out about from Larry Ferlazzo.
It is a website hosted by the textbook company Glencoe. The content is intended to be used in conjunction with their textbooks. However, it is not necessary to possess the textbooks in order to take advantage of some of their online resources.
Glencoe’s landing page looks like this:
As you can see, in the corner is a box you can use to access their online resources.
There are many subjects available. The subject that interested me was Social Studies. Selecting Social Studies takes you to this page:
I have opened up the “World History” tab. You can see that there are resources for three text books available within World History.
Selecting “Journey Across Time” brings you to this page:
You can see that there are many resources available. Some are better than others. I would recommend the “In-Motion Animations,” and the “Student Web Activities.” However, perhaps the best resource on this site is the “Spotlight Videos.”
There is a large library of videos available. Here is a screen shot showing just some of them.