Free middle school social studies videos for all learning levels
A sample of our extensive video collection
The world is always changing. You can trust ClickView to keep you current with the latest research and understanding of social studies topics with regularly updated video content. For a limited time, our most popular social studies videos are available free. Watch one today and find out why so many schools already use ClickView to enhance student engagement and understanding.
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High-quality social studies resources aligned with current educational practice
We aim to make your job easier, so we’ve curated supporting educational resources in consultation with social studies subject matter experts. Choose from lesson plans, classroom activities, and worksheets that all align with current educational practice, such as useful quizzes, timelines, and fact sheets.
Make important connections
Social studies lessons can encourage an interest in the past and help students make meaningful connections to their lives today. Use carefully curated videos in your classes to engage contemporary learners and explore concepts such as change and perspective.
Dive into middle school social studies resources such as timelines, people profiles, and quizzes. You can adapt ClickView resources for online learning, share them with colleagues or teams, download them and embed them straight into your learning management system for easy student access.
Created with social studies experts
All social studies classroom activities, worksheets, and lesson plans have been created in collaboration with our educational consultants. They have been carefully reviewed for relevance to the curriculum, ready to use in your classroom.
Student ownership of learning
Encourage student ownership of learning by transforming video watching in the social studies classroom into an active experience. Check in with your students as you navigate a topic, from ancient civilizations to UN sustainable development goals, encouraging them to reflect on and take responsibility for their learning.
ClickView can support you with resources to help you implement metacognitive strategies and other teaching strategies into your middle school social studies classroom. Explore content on the topic of critical thinking to encourage skill development. Discussion-based activities in teacher resources also promote active inquiry in students.
Social studies videos to deepen understanding
Targeted video content is ideal for teaching social studies topics. Go one step further and add an interactive layer to any video in the ClickView library. By incorporating questions into a video for intermittent feedback, students can reflect critically on their learning during a topic or unit. Interactives can be used for formative assessment, providing you with valuable information about how your students are progressing. They can also be used for in-classroom teaching or also for home study and test prep. Show an existing interactive clip from the library or make your own! Learn more about interactive videos
Professional development and training support
Our training resources are designed to help you and your teaching team get the most out of ClickView. No matter where you are in experience level, whether you need to master the basics or it’s time to skill up, you’ll find a great option. Take advantage of individual or group training with a ClickView Advisor, watch tutorials via our online Help Center, or access a range of webinars and events. Browse our Help Center
Social studies classroom resources and test prep essentials
We know that your time is important and that quality resources are central to your teaching. With that in mind, all ClickView-produced social studies videos are accompanied by teaching resources, appropriate for classroom discussions or test prep. Our popular educational videos and supporting resources, developed with subject matter experts, give your students excellent preparation opportunities.
Keep your social studies students engaged
We update our collection constantly to keep students in contemporary classrooms engaged. Whether you’re teaching about volcanoes, climate change, or world cultures, you’ll find video content to capture your students’ attention. You’ll also find a full suite of educational resources to help you teach social studies across all grades and topics. These lesson plans, classroom activities and downloadable worksheets have been carefully designed to meet both yours and your students’ needs.