Websites

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

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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

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

PAFA's museum is known for its collections of 19th- and 20th-century American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Its archives house important materials for the study of American art history, museums, and art training.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/slavery-another-name">Slavery by Another Name</a>

Slavery by Another Name

Slavery by Another Name is a 90-minute, NEH-funded documentary challenging one of America's most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The film is viewable online and the website enriched with an interactive map and timeline with text, videos, photos, a searchable selection of themes, enriched with clips, commentary, and more.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/mission-us-2-flight-freedom">Mission US 2: Flight to Freedom</a>

Mission US 2: Flight to Freedom

Mission 2: “Flight to Freedom,” is a game for students to learn about the difficulties encountered by slaves as they tried to escape the South.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/loving-story">The Loving Story</a>

The Loving Story

The Loving Story, a documentary film, tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving to examine the drama, the history, and the current state of interracial marriage and tolerance in the United States.

Literature & Language Arts

American Transcendentalism Web

A collection of critical essays on the principles of the American transcendentalist movement, including its roots & influences and authors & texts.

History & Social Studies

Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn

Trace the Age of Revolution (1763-1815) in a global narrative, including the American struggle against British rule, the British struggle toward the abolition of slavery, the French attack on aristocracy, and the Haitian slave revolt-turned revolution. The classroom materials include a teachers’ guide with background information, lesson plans and extension activities; primary sources; Life Stories; and a multi-layered timeline. The guide is available as a PDF.