Baseball player jumping to catch ball.

Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American

Celebrates baseball and the many fans, players, and characters who helped shape our American story. From the National Museum of American Jewish History.

Virtual representation of Lena Brodsky, Mission US character

Mission US 4: City of Immigrants

“City of Immigrants” is the fourth entry in the Mission US multimedia project series that immerses players in U.S. History through free interactive educational games. Mission 4 engages students in the dynamic, dangerous world of New York City in the early 20th century as they assume the role of Lena Brodsky, a 14-year-old Jewish Russian immigrant.

An image of the south rim of the Grand Canyon

Nature, Culture, and History at Grand Canyon

A multi-media educational project, “Nature, Culture, and History at the Grand Canyon,” includes an interactive website and DVD, digital audio-tour, walking tour brochure, and educational resources for K20 teachers including Travelin’ Trunks and Lesson Plans.

Congress passes Indian Removal Act

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Lousiana Purchase Treaty signed

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Spanish adventurer Juan Ponce de León makes first known landing in Florida by a European explorer

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Colony of Maryland founded by Catholic and Protestant settlers sent by Lord Baltimore

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Pocahontas buried in Gravesend, England

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EDSITEment and Common Core: A Raisin in the Sun

Drawing on the EDSITEment’s lesson plan on Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, this presentation will demonstrate how teachers can use EDSITEment resources to satisfy the expectations of the Common Core while meeting the diverse needs of students in the classroom.

  • EDSITEment and Common Core: "A Raisin in the Sun"

    Created March 11, 2013