The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
Slavery by Another Name is a 90-minute, NEH-funded documentary challenging one of America's most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The film is viewable online and the website enriched with an interactive map and timeline with text, videos, photos, a searchable selection of themes, enriched with clips, commentary, and more.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum website is a colorful, comprehensive collection of over 3,000 of the museum's digitized works that includes an online calendar showcasing different artwork for each day of the month.
Features comprehensive virtual tours of the institution’s current exhibits. A timeline maps the history of the United States through artifacts that are in the museum’s collection. The “Our Story In History” link leads to information on the museum’s educational programming that includes several interactive activities. Both teachers and students may browse the site’s recommended reading list, either by century, or ethnic history.
A new digital resource from the Library of Congress explores American history through song: with maps, recordings, videos, curator talks, a timeline, and more!
This collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of the state of South Carolina is updated regularly to ensure that the contents are accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps, so check back frequently to see what's new.