Lena Brodsky from Mission US 4

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.

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.

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.

Tryptich of Roosevelts, Franklin, Eleanor and Teddy

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Ken Burns’s new seven-part PBS series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor: three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. Premieres September 14.

Tryptich of Roosevelts, Franklin, Eleanor and Teddy

How Teachers Can Make the “Most of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History”

Ken Burns’ seven-part, fourteen hour film “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” illuminates over 100 years of American history as the country transitions between “politics as usual” and reform, isolation and internationalism, a laissez faire economy and government regulation, and international war and peace.

Tryptich of Roosevelts, Franklin, Eleanor and Teddy

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Ken Burns’s new seven-part PBS series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor: three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. Premieres September 14.

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Exploring Women's History Through Film

This Women’s History Month, EDSITEment invites teachers, parents and students to honor American women’s experience in wartime. From the American Revolution through WWII, examine the vital roles women have played on the battlefield, behind the lines, and on the home front.