The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
With lesson plans, classroom interactives, and an essay contest, this site specially features a venture into the lives and works of eight famous artists.
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.
Provides leadership in education at the Smithsonian and produces a variety of programs, services, and resources for the education and museum communities.
Located on the National Mall in Washington DC., this Smithsonian museum hosts a collection of over 30,000 artifacts that provide a record of the experiences and contributions of African Americans to our nation’s history and culture.
Features comprehensive virtual tours of the institution’s current exhibits. A timeline maps the history of the United States through artifacts that are in the museum’s collection. The “Our Story In History” link leads to information on the museum’s educational programming that includes several interactive activities. Both teachers and students may browse the site’s recommended reading list, either by century, or ethnic history.