The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
This website, established to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ flight, has a “comprehensive collection of outstanding educational essays, multimedia and links regarding the history of flight.”
This website, maintained by the Office of the Federal Register, contains information and statistics about past and present presidential elections.
The U.S. History Resources assists students and teachers in high school U.S. history courses. For some, the understanding of the "big picture" gets lost in the sheer volume of facts, dates, people, and movements. When this happens, history can become more of a memorization exercise than a thoughtful analysis of how and why things occurred. This site attempts to simplify American history without making it simplistic.
Exhibition Program Education Services develops digital standards-aligned resources for elementary through higher education in the disciplines of health education, history, literature, science, social studies, and technology that enhance their online exhibitions. The Services also provide onsite exhibition tours, school field trips, and professional development programs for K–12 educators.
Resources for middle and high school study of gender issues in American history.
This PBS site tells the dramatic story of a war in which Mexico lost almost half of its national territory to the United States. This national Emmy Award-winning documentary series explores the events surrounding the conflict between two neighboring nations struggling for land, power and identity. NOTE: there is also a Spanish version.