The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
A traveling exhibit and website project of the American Anthropological Association, this site uses history, science, and lived experience to explain differences among people and reveal the reality—and unreality—of race. Discover a virtual exhibit tour, resources for middle and high school teachers, STEM resources, and a robust American history section with interactive timeline.
From CONACULTA (Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes), this site showcases authentic audio materials on cultural and educational news from Mexico (México). Advanced intermediate through advanced students.
On February 29, 1704, a force of French and Native allies launched a daring raid on the English settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts. This interactive site recounts the events, individuals, and historical background to this incident. A superb overview of early colonial America.
This NEH-funded archive based at University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Digital Research in the Humanities traces the growth of railroads, telegraphs, and steam ships from 1850 to 1900 and the dynamic social change they brought to America. The website includes primary sources and teaching materials.
Explores the story of the first black rebels to beat American slavery and leaders of the largest slave rebellion in U.S. history.
This site is the product of the Religious Worlds institute, a project of the Interfaith Center of New York and Union Theological Seminary with support from NEH. The site offers lesson plans, curriculum ideas, and professional development based on NEH Summer Institutes for School Teachers that delve into the doctrines of the world's major religions and encourage academically-grounded engagement with the social realities of contemporary religious communities.