Websites

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

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Literature & Language Arts

KateChopin.org

The official website of the Kate Chopin International Society. Provides a network and forum for the study of American author Kate Chopin (1850-1904). The society encourages and supports scholarship and activities that illuminate Chopin’s contribution to the American literary tradition, and it seeks to preserve her literary significance for future generations.

History & Social Studies

Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening

The site features 13 works by Chopin, including The Awakening, a transcript of the documentary, interviews with a Chopin descendent and Chopin scholar, and a basic chronology of Chopin's life.

History & Social Studies

Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Annotated journals of Lewis and Clark during their expedition. Images, maps, and audio readings of scholarship on Lewis and Clark.

History & Social Studies

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Monticello, the mountaintop home of Thomas Jefferson and the only home in America on the elite World Heritage List of the United Nations, is owned and operated by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (formerly the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation).

Art & Culture

Jazz: A Ken Burns Film

This highly interactive site offers many ways to introduce jazz as a musical genre and cultural tradition. An interactive map features hot places for jazz in America; a lounge defines jazz with recordings of key elements and genres; and audio files feauture nine different songs of nine artists. Artists featured on the site include: Louis Armstrong, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Sarah Vaughan.

Art & Culture

Internet Public Library

Hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science and Technology and aided by a consortium of colleges and universities with programs in information science, this site contains a vast collection of online texts, including novels, newspapers, magazines, and tutorials for students of all ages.