The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
Encyclopedic database on Edison's life and work as an inventor and businessman.
This “interactive hypermedia repository” describes itself as a “dynamic online environment that serves as a reading aid for the interested general reader and as a research tool for professional readers of Gray’s work.”
Monticello, the mountaintop home of Thomas Jefferson and the only home in America on the elite World Heritage List of the United Nations, is owned and operated by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (formerly the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation).
Annotated works of Henry David Thoreau and an extensive resource list on his life and works. Teaching Thoreau feature with further resources.
In this American Radio Works podcast and website, partially funded by NEH, Stephen Smith presents the story of Thurgood Marshall's remarkable career. In 1967, Marshall became the first African American named to the United States Supreme Court; but his most significant legal victory came when Marshall was on the other side of the bench, arguing the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case. Before he joined the Supreme Court, he was the nation's leading civil rights lawyer.