Summer Learning Inspirations

Celebrate Florida's Five Centuries of Rich History

Since this year marks the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de Leon’s arrival to La Florida, the Florida Department of State has launched a new initiative to celebrate our state’s rich, diverse history. Viva Florida 500, which kicked off last week, continues throughout 2013, and includes more than 200 events throughout the state.

Roosevelt Elementary School Black History Month Program

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Social Studies Resources

Exploring Florida

Social Studies Resources for students and teachers. This website contains thousands of educational resources for students and teachers.

Henry Morrison Flagler Museum

Houghton Mifflin Social Studies

Smithsonian Source Colonial America

This site offers primary sources and tools for using them in the classroom. Watch an anthropologist examine skeletons for clues to daily life in Jamestown. Find lessons on the Boston Massacre, Stamp Act, patriot women, Pocahontas, and money.