Websites

The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.

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Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/ceramica-y-cultura-story-spanish-and-mexican-mayolica">Cerámica y Cultura: The Story of Spanish and Mexican Mayólica</a>

Cerámica y Cultura: The Story of Spanish and Mexican Mayólica

Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe exhibition moves to understand Mayólica, a method of glazing earthenware pottery, in historic and cultural context by illustrating its place in trade and economics as well as daily life. A full array of educational resources is provided.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/14th-colony-california-missions-resource-teachers">The 14th Colony: A California Missions Resource for Teachers</a>

The 14th Colony: A California Missions Resource for Teachers

NEH Summer Landmark for School teachers, The Fourteenth Colony, produced this collection of K-12 instructional resources includes multimedia spanning Native Californians, Missions, Presidios, and Pueblos of the Spanish, Mexican, and early American traditions and eras. Primary sources, maps and images document the cultural and historical geography of the California missions.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/language-land-journeys-literary-america">Language of the Land: Journeys Into Literary America</a>

Language of the Land: Journeys Into Literary America

Tour this Library of Congress online exhibit’s four regional sections that feature through literary maps and images how the voices of America’s writers are rooted in a particular place.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/icon-liberty">Icon of Liberty</a>

Icon of Liberty

This site was created by the American Bar Association Division for Public Education, a Civics Renewal Partner, through a grant from the Magna Carta Trust as a legacy project to commemorate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/railroads-and-making-modern-america">Railroads and the Making of Modern America</a>

Railroads and the Making of Modern America

This NEH-funded archive based at University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Digital Research in the Humanities traces the growth of railroads, telegraphs, and steam ships from 1850 to 1900 and the dynamic social change they brought to America. The website includes primary sources and teaching materials.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/mission-us-4-city-immigrants">Mission US 4: City of Immigrants</a>

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.