Websites

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

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We’re always looking to expand our suite of recommended websites. If you would like to submit a website, please review our website nomination guidelines first.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/chinese-american-exclusion-act">Chinese American Exclusion Act</a>

Chinese American Exclusion Act

Follow the stories of Chinese immigrants who arrived in America at the height of anti-Chinese restriction.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/chasing-dreams-baseball-and-becoming-american">Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American</a>

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.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/head-start-picturing-america">A Head Start on Picturing America</a>

A Head Start on Picturing America

Developed in partnership with NEH to assist Head Start staff and parents share the world of art with children. Picturing America offers opportunities to address children’s school readiness, family literacy and parent involvement goals. The website includes a downloadable resource guide, creative activities, and a video of one Head Start program’s experience hosting an event designed to explore art and history in a fun, family-oriented way.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/last-days-vietnam">&quot;Last Days in Vietnam&quot;</a>

"Last Days in Vietnam"

From American Experience, a film about the desperate attempt by heroic Americans to save as many people as possible at the 11th hour. Also on iTunes.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/hometown-teams-how-sports-shape-america">Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America</a>

Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America

Sports are an indelible part of our culture and community. Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America shows how sports reflect the trials and triumphs of the American experience and help mold our national character. Hometown Teams is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and State Humanities Councils nationwide. The online exhibition includes educational resources for grades 6–10 aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/constitutionally-speaking">Constitutionally Speaking</a>

Constitutionally Speaking

Constitutionally Speaking, a collaboration of the New Hampshire Humanities Council and several New Hampshire nonprofit organizations offers a suite of civics resources for K–12 teachers, including award-winning lesson plans and videos on the nation's founding document and its application in 21st-century America.