The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
Primary documents on the first permanent English settlement in the New World.
Virtual_Oaxaca is a virtual representation of Oaxaca, the city, surrounding archeological sites, and arts communities. Created by teachers in an NEH-funded Summer Institute. Plan a lesson, watch a video, and peek at Oaxaca on Second Life. More to come!
Visualizing Cultures explores the potential of the Web for developing innovative image-driven scholarship and learning, particularly around issues of bridging cultures. Topical units found here focus on Japan in the modern world and early-modern China, but the thrust of these explorations extends beyond Asia per se, to address "culture" in much broader ways—cultures of modernization, war and peace, consumerism, images of "Self" and "Others," and so on.
Visualizing Emancipation is a comprehensive map and timeline illustrating the slow decline of slavery in the United States. It provides quick access to thousands of primary source documents in connection with this timeline.