Below is a growing list of resources available for use in the classroom and for home schooling. Many, but not all, are Savannah or Georgia specific resources. Also see our Services page to access our guided programs and tours, which are easily scheduled for classroom use and field-trips.
Savannah Under Fire– Revolutionary Mathematics, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science: Using Archeology and the American Revolution to Teach Otherwise Boring Stuff. By Rita Folse Elliott, 2011 (21.3 MB) [Teacher’s Curriculum, based on findings detailed in archaeology technical reports].
Project Archaeology– Project Archaeology is composed of three integral components:
- High quality educational materials
- Professional development for educators
- Continuing professional support
Abercorn Archaeology– a project on Savannah’s Southside
Abby the ArchaeoBus, a project of the Society for Georgia Archaeology
Books and curricula also from the Society for Georgia Archaeology
Resources from the Society for American Archaeology
Bartow County, Georgia- The Leake Site
Learn NC LEARN NC was a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education from 1997 – 2013. It provided lesson plans, professional development, and innovative web resources to support teachers, build community, and improve K-12 education in North Carolina. Learn NC is no longer supported by the School of Education – this is a historical archive of their website.
Adventures in Archaeological Science coloring book by the Max Planck Institute.
The Heritage Education Network (THEN): 52 pages of resources!
The Archaeology Education Clearinghouse is dedicated to promoting the use of archaeology in classrooms and interpretive settings.
National Park Service lesson plans, distance learning, materials for loan, field experiences, classroom materials, professional development… One stop shop for NPS teacher materials. Easily searchable by subject, grade level, and common core.