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.

History & Social Studies

History Now

A quarterly on events in American History from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The site also contains lesson plans, interactivities, and other educational resources.

History & Social Studies

History Matters

Designed for teachers of U.S. History Survey courses at high schools and colleges around the world, History Matters provides an excellent starting point for exploring American history on the Web. This site serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents, and threaded discussions on teaching U.S. history. It emphasizes materials that focus on the lives of ordinary Americans and involves students in analyzing and interpreting evidence.

History & Social Studies

Historic Maps in K–12 Classrooms

This resource for K–12 teachers and students developed by the Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library is designed to bring historically significant map documents into your classroom.

History & Social Studies

Hawthorne in Salem

This site draws on the collections of The Peabody Essex Museum, the House of Seven Gables Historic Site, and the Salem Maritime National Historic site. It features critical approaches to Hawthorne’s work and includes a timeline, an image gallery, and links to several electronic editions.

Art & Culture

Harpweek

Created by Harper's Weekly as an online archive of 18th and 19th century issues of the magazine, the site contains ten free features utilizing rich primary sources and scholastic commentary on topics that range from Immigrant and Ethnic America to The World of Thomas Nast.

Art & Culture

Harlem 1900–1940: An African American Community

Created by the School of Information at the University of Michigan with exhibits from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, this site gives students an exhaustive overview of the culture, community, and organizations of the Harlem Renaissance.