The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on Spanish, with high-quality visuals, activities; information on analyzing literature, the performing arts, and resources to teach vocabulary and writing. Intermediate through advanced students. Pre-AP recommended.
From the Center for the Liberal Arts (CLA de la Universidad de Virginia/The University of Virginia), an NEH-funded site using films clips to teach Spanish language and culture. Advanced, AP, college level, and older students.
Young American Heroes tells stories of ordinary young people who have done extraordinary things in American history. Visitors can add to the stories already told here. Educators (teachers, parents, home-school learning coaches) can allow their students to use all of the video, graphic novel, and other tools available on the site for creating new story materials. The stories of these young American heroes are told on this website as well as through television programs shown on some PBS stations. This site includes graphic novel versions of the stories, selected videos, graphic novels, and other story materials that other users have created.
Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads is an educational game for advanced middle- and high-school students. Learn about Lincoln’s leadership by exploring the political choices he made. Resources Page keyed to each chapter provides links to relevant Websites on Lincoln and the Civil War, permitting students to explore issues in more depth.
The NPR radio series focuses on fundamental works in American cultural history featuring one-hour podcasts that span our history: Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, Herman Melville's Moby Dick, the song "Dixie," Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Edith Wharton's novel The House of Mirth, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, I Love Lucy, Elvis, and The Autobiography of Malcolm X.