The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
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.
Time Warp Trio is an NEH-funded television program on PBS. The animated series follows three children who travel through space and time to explore world history and cultures. The website features games and lesson plans.
In our fast-paced modern world, we have become disconnected from the natural world, hence it is easy to take the Sun for granted. In ancient times, however, people understood and honored the Sun’s life-giving power and majesty.