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.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/head-start-picturing-america">A Head Start on Picturing America</a>

A Head Start on Picturing America

Developed in partnership with NEH to assist Head Start staff and parents share the world of art with children. Picturing America offers opportunities to address children’s school readiness, family literacy and parent involvement goals. The website includes a downloadable resource guide, creative activities, and a video of one Head Start program’s experience hosting an event designed to explore art and history in a fun, family-oriented way.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/last-days-vietnam">&quot;Last Days in Vietnam&quot;</a>

"Last Days in Vietnam"

From American Experience, a film about the desperate attempt by heroic Americans to save as many people as possible at the 11th hour. Also on iTunes.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/hometown-teams-how-sports-shape-america">Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America</a>

Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America

Sports are an indelible part of our culture and community. Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America shows how sports reflect the trials and triumphs of the American experience and help mold our national character. Hometown Teams is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and State Humanities Councils nationwide. The online exhibition includes educational resources for grades 6–10 aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/constitutionally-speaking">Constitutionally Speaking</a>

Constitutionally Speaking

Constitutionally Speaking, a collaboration of the New Hampshire Humanities Council and several New Hampshire nonprofit organizations offers a suite of civics resources for K–12 teachers, including award-winning lesson plans and videos on the nation's founding document and its application in 21st-century America.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/james-mcneill-whistler-case-beauty">James McNeill Whistler &amp; the Case for Beauty</a>

James McNeill Whistler & the Case for Beauty

An NEH-funded PBS documentary by filmmaker Karen Thomas examines the life of the artist and the course of his career and supplies teachers and museum educators with lesson plan, videos, a time line, images, and more to learn about Whistler and his art. Connect with the streamed version of the film.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/pueblo-indian-history-kids">Pueblo Indian History for Kids</a>

Pueblo Indian History for Kids

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center brings the Pueblo Indians of the Southwest to life showing how their culture developed from ancient times to the present with a glossary, maps, photos, reconstructions, and video, Visit with Respect.