NEH Connections

Jerusalem skyline showing Temple Mount

Bible Odyssey

A multifaceted exploration of the people, places, as well as passages of the Bible is enriched by searchable themes, a timeline, glossary, and much more, including completely searchable texts for three English versions. 

Beyond Chicken Soup image nurses in uniforms

Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews & Medicine in America

This exhibition at the Jewish Museum of Maryland examines the long-running relationship between American Jews and the medical profession. The educators' section includes primary source activities for grades 9-12, aligned to Common Core standards, that deal with the intersection of identity and medicine.    

Features

Manjiro Nakahama, first immigrant of Japanese descent to the United States

Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

Honor the contributions of Asian Americans. In celebration of this occasion, EDSITEment has compiled a list of resources to educate students about these contributions.

Girl at sewing machine from Mission U.S. immigration game

Jewish American Heritage Month 2016

Each May, EDSITEment celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month by pointing to the rich array of educational resources on the history of the Jewish people in America.

Best of the Web

Vivian Leigh in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Discovering Literature: Shakespeare

A rich online resource from the British Library exploring Shakespeare in multiple dimensions. Separate sections are devoted to his works; a collection of primary source objects, some in the public domain; and teaching resources relating to Shakespearean works.

Rosa Parks sits on the bus, Montgomery Alabama

Rosa Parks Papers

The Library of Congress digitized collection of primary sources relating to aspects of the private and public life of Rosa Parks. Teaching Resources include Rosa Parks: A Primary Source Collection and Rosa Parks Collection Video.