The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
Note: the orginal website is now defunct. The version linked here accessible via the Way Back Machine is incomplete but still gives valuable information from the original site.
The Stalin Project is a multi-media, interactive resource about Stalin and the Soviet people. This site includes text written by the top scholars in the field, a database of over 500 images, primary source documents, videos, lesson plans, and other interactive material.
This PBS documentary by Ken Burns chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history. Survivors share their memories of those years of suffering and perseverance.
Vietnam: A Television History carefully analyzes the costs and consequences of a controversial but intriguing war. The series provides a detailed visual and oral account of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking on many military and foreign policy issues.
The Tenement Museum preserves and interprets the history of immigration through the personal experiences of the generations of newcomers who settled in and built lives on Manhattan's Lower East Side, America's iconic immigrant neighborhood.
"Only the soldier really lives the war." The journalist does not. This PBS series by Ken Burns follows the journeys of different veterans of World War II in their own words. There is a section available for educators.