The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
Humanities Texas offers a portal to high quality educational resources for K-12 classroom teachers, including professional development opportunities in humanities subjects, teaching awards, the Linden Henk Howell Texas History Initiative, and a rich array of downloadable online content for the classroom.
The Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota offers a collection of first-person video narratives tracking immigration history in the U.S. Students can create videos archived on request on a separate website.
“Up from the Dust,” the fifth entry in the Mission US series of free interactive educational games, has students deal with the hardships a Great Plains family of wheat farmers encounters during the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression.
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.
This resource site for early American history features a constantly growing digital collection of primary sources — print and manuscript documents, as well as images — and transcribed versions of these materials from various libraries and archives. It includes a host of K–12 teaching resources including timeline, interactive primary sources, and lesson plans.