Websites

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

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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

Rosa Parks Papers

The Library of Congress has digitzed this collection of documents and other primary sources relating to aspects of Rosa Parks's private life and public activism on behalf of civil rights for African Americans. Teaching Resources include Rosa Parks: A Primary Source Gallery and Rosa Parks Collection Video.

 

 

Literature & Language Arts
<a href="/websites/discovering-literature-shakespeare">Discovering Literature: Shakespeare</a>

Discovering Literature: Shakespeare

British Library's exploration of Shakespeare in relation to the social, political and cultural context in which he lived and wrote, and in which his plays have been interpreted over the last four centuries. It contains teaching resources relating to Shakespearean works.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/new-nation-votes-american-election-returns-1787-1825">A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787-1825</a>

A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787-1825

A New Nation Votes is a searchable collection of election returns from the earliest years of American democracy. The American Antiquarian Society and Tufts University Digital Collections and Archives have mounted it online for you with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/bible-odyssey">Bible Odyssey</a>

Bible Odyssey

Explore the fascinating origins of the Bible and its eventful history. On Bible Odyssey, the world’s leading scholars share the latest historical and literary research on key people, places, and passages of the Bible

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/tupperware">Tupperware!</a>

Tupperware!

Using interviews with Tupperware executives and dealers from the early days and wonderful, little-seen footage of Tupperware Jubilees, this funny, probing American Experience documentary and its supplementary website examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/cultures-independence-perspectives-independence-hall-and-meaning-freedom">Cultures of Independence:  Perspectives on Independence Hall and the Meaning of Freedom</a>

Cultures of Independence: Perspectives on Independence Hall and the Meaning of Freedom

Teacher developed lessons and videos from the 2015 NEH workshop offered by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on Independence Hall and its ongoing role in creating a national and civil life.