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

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History & Social Studies

Papers of George Washington

Digital library from the George Washington Archives, including historical materials on Washington's life and times, as well as a selection of Washington's papers.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/pathways-freedom-maryland-and-underground-railroad">Pathways to Freedom: Maryland and the Underground Railroad</a>

Pathways to Freedom: Maryland and the Underground Railroad

Maryland Historical Society and Maryland Public Television support this resource on Maryland’s Underground Railroad with robust educational materials targeted to grades 4-8.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/pbs-henry-ford">PBS: &quot;Henry Ford&quot;</a>

PBS: "Henry Ford"

Part of the American Experience series on PBS, Henry Ford documents the most influential American innovator of the 20th century, and offers an incisive look at the birth of the American auto industry with its long history of struggles between labor and management.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/pbs-latino-americans">PBS: Latino Americans</a>

PBS: Latino Americans

Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos from the first European settlements to the present day. The website contains trailers from all episodes, a timeline, and an opportunity to upload your own video history. A new education initiative invites teachers and learners to explore the many ways that Latinos are woven into the fabric of the United States' story.  

History & Social Studies

PBS: Napoleon

The site includes an episode guide, a handful of interactive features such as an interactive simulation of the Battle of Waterloo, a closed bulletin board, video clips, and a timeline of Napoleon's life. Four online classroom guides are designed for middle and high school classrooms.

Art & Culture

PBS: The Buddha

This documentary for PBS by award-winning filmmaker David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere, tells the story of the Buddha’s life, a journey especially relevant to our own bewildering times of violent change and spiritual confusion. It features the work of some of the world’s greatest artists and sculptors, who across two millennia, have depicted the Buddha’s life in art rich in beauty and complexity. Hear insights into the ancient narrative by contemporary Buddhists, including Pulitzer Prize winning poet W.S. Merwin and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.