• The Language Bank

    Created October 12, 2010
    The Language Bank

    Students practice reading, listening to, and writing in a foreign language by making Internet excursions to foreign language websites.

  • French Connections

    Created October 12, 2010
    French Connections

    Take a virtual tour of Paris, create an English language guide to French Internet resources, and compare journalistic practices in the United States and France.

  • The World of Haiku

    Created October 8, 2010
    The World of Haiku

    Explore the traditions and conventions of haiku and compare this classic form of Japanese poetry to a related genre of Japanese visual art.

  • Women in Africa: Tradition and Change

    Created October 7, 2010
    Women in Africa: Tradition and Change

    Examine the role of women in African society as represented in traditional artwork and post-colonial literature.

  • Egyptian Symbols and Figures: Scroll Paintings

    Created September 29, 2010
    Egyptian Symbols and Figures: Scroll Paintings: Book of the Dead

    This lesson introduces students to Egyptian art, culture, and history through the ancient tomb paintings and mythological figures of the Book of the Dead.

  • Egyptian Symbols and Figures: Hieroglyphs

    Created September 29, 2010
    Egyptian Symbols and Figures: Hieroglyphs

    Students will examine the art and history of ancient Egypt through the oldest writing system in the world. This lesson teaches students how to understand and write Egyptian hieroglyphs.

    World of Dante

    A multimedia research tool intended to facilitate the study of the Divine Comedy through a wide range of offerings. These include an encoded Italian text which allows for structured searches and analyses, an English translation, interactive maps, diagrams, music, a database, timeline and gallery of illustrations. Many of these features allow users to engage the poem dynamically through the integrated components of this site.


    Take a tour through a virtual reconstruction of Rome! A community of scholars, both teachers and students, created these on-line resources for teaching Latin and ancient Roman culture.

    SARAI: South Asia Resource Access on the Internet

    Links to information about India, Pakistan, and other South Asian countries.

    Pompeii Forum Project

    Archeological resources for the study of Roman civilization.