I know you all love going high-tech with interenet research and web databases, but sometimes it's not always possible or practical to have access to computer cart or lab. The World Alamanac is a great resource for social studies teachers in particular, with tons of facts right at your students' fingertips.
21st Century Learning can still happen with books if you plan a collaborative, student-centered lessson. Let them discover information for themselves and draw conclusions based on what they find. Check out a class set today @ your library!