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
<a href="/websites/backstory-american-history-guys">BackStory with the American History Guys</a>

BackStory with the American History Guys

A public radio program and podcast from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities that puts current events into a historical perspective. Listen live, stream on your device, and explore the site's rich archive for your classroom.

Art & Culture

American Collection: An Educator's Site

Highlighting the works of six great authors—Henry James, Langston Hughes, Esmeralda Santiago, James Agee, Willa Cather, and Eudora Welty—the site provides primary and secondary source information. Resources include lesson plans related to each of the authors; links to peer-reviewed websites; and on-line teacher guides.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/american-experience">American Experience</a>

American Experience

As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, PBS's American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its twentieth season, the series has produced over 200 programs and garnered every major broadcast award.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/american-centuries-view-new-england">American Centuries: View from New England</a>

American Centuries: View from New England

This website is unique in many design features that facilitate successful use by educators and students. It includes a large library of primary resources, curricula, and interactive student activities; most of them presented in age-appropriate, user-friendly formats.

Foreign Language
<a href="/websites/american-association-teachers-french">American Association of Teachers of French</a>

American Association of Teachers of French

Resources on France and global French culture.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/alexis-de-tocqueville-tour-exploring-democracy-america">Alexis De Tocqueville Tour: Exploring Democracy in America</a>

Alexis De Tocqueville Tour: Exploring Democracy in America

This site—hosted by C-SPAN—based on a tour of De Tocqueville's route through America features a variety of videos.