Websites

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

Call for Website Nominations

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.

History & Social Studies

Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization

The goal of this "visual sourcebook" is to add to the material teachers can use to help their students understand Chinese history, culture, and society.

Art & Culture

Visualizing Cultures

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.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/visualizing-emancipation">Visualizing Emancipation</a>

Visualizing Emancipation

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.

History & Social Studies

Voices Across Time

Voices Across Time, from the University of Pittsburgh, was created to help teachers supplement secondary American social studies, language arts, and music curriculums through guides, lesson plans, and teaching resources using the power of song.

History & Social Studies

Voices of Democracy

The Voices of Democracy project is designed to promote the study of great speeches and public debates. The emphasis of the project is on the actual words of those who, throughout American history, have defined the country's guiding principles.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/voyages-transatlantic-slave-trade">Voyages—The Transatlantic Slave Trade</a>

Voyages—The Transatlantic Slave Trade

The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database is the culmination of several decades of independent and collaborative research by scholars drawing upon data in libraries and archives around the Atlantic world.