Why We're Awesome
Context. Research. Parallels. Consequences. Questions.
What made the story happen? What happened because of the story? AwesomeStories gives you easy access to resources that answer those questions. Oh, and did we mention we feature over 5,000 stories?
What's in a Story?
The stories that surround the story will be right at their fingertips.
AwesomeStories is a collection of over 5,000 robust, original stories based on primary sources and presented in various media formats: written, dramatized narrations, videos, audio recordings, images, maps, manuscripts, documents, first‐draft versions of famous speeches (and more). All are evidenced‐based and linked to 100,000+ primary sources resulting from hand‐curated searches of the world’s most‐reliable online archives.
When a story is selected by a student, they’ll have an array of supporting resources at their fingertips, authored content introducing the story, and supporting facts and data from which to do deep-dive research.
Powerful Tools for Teachers, Students and Administrators
The power of AwesomeStories is found in how we place deep-dive resources to support each story right at your fingertips.
Looking for a way to make history relevant? How about an interactive calendar that reveals why every day is an awesome story day.
Finding the right story can be tough … unless you’re using AwesomeSearch! Assign, filter, and select your way to the stories and resources you need.
Powerful Learning Tools
A powerful toolbox goes wherever the story goes. Each story has a unique toolbox with resources tailored to fit the student’s learning level and the unique aspects of the story.
The toolbox is organized into the following general sections: