NYS social studies can be a difficult subject to teach with the immense amount of material that needs to be covered each year. There are a lot of places on the web that provide resources for NYS social studies teachers. Two of them are provided below:
I bet most NYS social studies teachers don’t realize that they can email their NYS board of education and actually get a reply from them. I taught social studies in NY for 5 years and I didn’t know that I could do this until recently. It would have saved me a lot of time during my planning. Using them as a resource can help you become a more effective NYS social studies teacher. You can find the email by going to http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/aboutus.html and look under social studies.
Another great resource for NYS social studies is http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kasha-Mastrodomenico. It follows the NYS core curriculum and standards. It offers differentiated instruction resources for NYS social studies. It contains the following resources:
You can also connect with me, Kasha Mastrodomenico, on Linkedin.com. I will be happy to help you in anyway.