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.

Literature & Language Arts
<a href="/websites/shakespeare-uncovered">&quot;Shakespeare Uncovered&quot;</a>

"Shakespeare Uncovered"

WNET’s Shakespeare Uncovered series tells the story behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. Six episodes combine history, biography, performance and analysis and personal passion of each host as they conduct interviews with actors, scholars and directors from key locations and include video of performances.

Art & Culture

1968 Exhibit

The Minnesota Historical Society, in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, the Chicago History Museum and the Oakland Museum of California, curated a major exhibit documenting this pivotal year. The year saw the peak of the Vietnam War, the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy, riots at the Democratic National Convention, assertions of Black Power at the Olympic Games and feminist demonstrations at the Miss America pageant.

Art & Culture

A Collector's Vision of Puerto Rico

An online exhibit celebrating the art and culture of a diverse society.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/sailors-life-me">A Sailor&#039;s Life for Me!</a>

A Sailor's Life for Me!

Experience life aboard “Old Ironsides” USS Constitution in this interactive game, A Sailor’s Life for Me! Sail to Victory. Learn about naval battleships  in the NEH-funded PBS documentary The War of 1812.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/abraham-lincoln-crossroads">Abraham Lincoln at the Crossroads</a>

Abraham Lincoln at the Crossroads

Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads is an educational game for advanced middle- and high-school students. Learn about Lincoln’s leadership by exploring the political choices he made. Resources Page keyed to each chapter provides links to relevant Websites on Lincoln and the Civil War, permitting students to explore issues in more depth.

Literature & Language Arts

Academy of American Poets

Produced by the Academy of American Poets, this site contains biographies of poets and the texts of hundreds of poems, many with images and sound files.