Websites

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

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History & Social Studies

Bill of Rights Institute

The mission of the Bill of Rights Institute is to educate young people about the words and ideas of America's Founders, the liberties guaranteed in our Founding documents, and how our Founding principles continue to affect and shape a free society.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/black-ships-samurai-commodore-perry-and-opening-japan">Black Ships &amp; Samurai: Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan</a>

Black Ships & Samurai: Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan

An MIT open courseware unit on how Japanese artists visualized the arrival and effects of Commodore Perry's fleet in 1853.

History & Social Studies

Booker T. Washington Papers

This is a completely free and searchable web site designed to provide researchers worldwide with full access to the thousands of pages comprising this 14-volume printed work, originally published by the University of Illinois Press.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/bridging-world-history">Bridging World History</a>

Bridging World History

Part of the Annenberg Foundation's Learner.Org site, this rich website supports the study of World History with classroom materials and professional development tools. Materials include videos, an audio glossary, a thematically-organized interactive, and more.

Art & Culture

Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events

A comprehensive timeline on American history from the mid-17th century through 1920, as well as a robust listing of American literary movements.

Art & Culture

British Academy

The United Kingdom's National Academy for the humanities and social sciences. It is designed to inspire, recognize, and support excellence in the humanities and social sciences, throughout the UK and internationally, and to champion their role and value.