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

Ȋle en ȋle

This French-language site, designed and hosted at the City University of New York and associated with a French non-profit educational association, focuses on the history, society, and literature of various French-speaking islands located throughout the world.

History & Social Studies

History of Jim Crow

The Jim Crow laws encompassed every part of American life, from politics to education to sports. This site provides a comprehensive look at the 80-year period of segregation in the U.S.

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.