The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
Website for the PBS film War of 1812. Includes short scholarly essays on the American, British, Canadian & Native American perspectives on the war, the role of black sailors and soldiers, diplomatic maneuvers, James Madison’s leadership, and the military campaigns. Multiple lesson plans for elementary, middle and high school levels.
The War That Made America tells the story of the French and Indian War (1754-1763), which began in the wilderness of the Pennsylvania frontier and spread throughout the colonies, into Canada, and ultimately around the world. it is narrated and hosted by Graham Greene, the Academy-Award nominated actor for Dances With Wolves and an Oneida Indian whose ancestors fought in this war.
Encyclopedic database on Edison's life and work as an inventor and businessman.
This “interactive hypermedia repository” describes itself as a “dynamic online environment that serves as a reading aid for the interested general reader and as a research tool for professional readers of Gray’s work.”
Monticello, the mountaintop home of Thomas Jefferson and the only home in America on the elite World Heritage List of the United Nations, is owned and operated by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (formerly the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation).