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.

Art & Culture

Great Books, Great Art

This website brings great works of art into the context of a broader liberal arts curriculum for teachers at all levels.

History & Social Studies

Democracy Web

Democracy Web is composed of an interactive world map and an online study guide for use by teachers, professors, and their upper secondary- and lower college-level students.

History & Social Studies

The War of 1812

Website for the PBS film War of 1812. Includes short scholarly essays on the American, British, Canadian & Native American perspectives on the war, the role of black sailors and soldiers, diplomatic maneuvers, James Madison’s leadership, and the military campaigns. Multiple lesson plans for elementary, middle and high school levels.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/ken-burns-prohibition">Ken Burns: Prohibition</a>

Ken Burns: Prohibition

Ken Burns documentary that tells the story of the rise, rule, and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the entire era it encompassed. Website includes video clips, essays, lesson plans and interactive timeline & map.

Literature & Language Arts
<a href="/websites/manifold-greatness-creation-and-afterlife-king-james-bible">Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible</a>

Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible

The words of the King James Bible ring out today in books, poems, popular songs, speeches, and sermons. Visit the rich array of resources for yourself and your classroom and experience the history of one of the most widely read book in the English language.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/picturing-america-screen">Picturing America on Screen</a>

Picturing America on Screen

Picturing America on Screen is an NEH-funded documentary film project produced by Channel 13, WNET, New York. A group of 25 films created by 9 talented directors presents a sampling of Picturing American art ranging from the mystery and beauty of Anasazi pottery to the sculptural poetry of contemporary artist Martin Puryear.