The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
Women, War & Peace is a five-part PBS television series challenging the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men’s domain. The vast majority of today’s conflicts are not fought by nation states and their armies, but rather by informal entities: gangs and warlords using small arms and improvised weapons. The series reveals how the post-Cold War proliferation of small arms has changed the landscape of war, with women becoming primary targets and suffering unprecedented casualties.
The Marchand Archive is an NEH-funded, ever-expanding collection of document-based lesson plans developed by outstanding teachers associated with The History Project, and more than 8,600 images. Lesson plans encourage students to apply analytical skills to primary sources; the images supplement lessons and include maps, Aztec codices, early Americana, advertising posters and more.
In Clandestine Spies in American History, meet the dedicated “shadow warriors” who went undercover to preserve our national security.
This exhibition examines the important artistic and cultural achievements that occurred in the Iranian world in the aftermath of the Mongol invasions.