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EDSITEment offers subject-based access to top humanities sites, EDSITEment lesson plans, and at-home activities. Subject areas include literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
BLS Career Information is a place where kids can find information on job opportunities related to the arts, math, science, physical education and outdoors, reading, and social studies. The site also offers...  (Department of Labor)
Reporting America at War explores the role of journalists in covering America's wars. The website, companion to a PBS documentary, offers a teachers guide with lessons on press censorship, message control...  (Insignia Films and WETA, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Do You Speak American? is the companion website for a film that takes us cross-country to examine the dynamic state of American English and ask: Why do Maine lobstermen and Texas cowboys speak English so...  (MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Language and Linguistics examines the mental and physical aspects of speech, why foreign speakers pronounce words differently from native speakers, how we learn language, why languages change, how changes...  (National Science Foundation)
Water In Africa is designed to help students learn important knowledge and skills in geography, language arts, and other disciplines by studying the use of water in 24 African countries. This website...  (Peace Corps)
National Postal Museum has developed curriculum guides that explore stamps and postal history, and encourage students to write letters. Topics include historic letters and stamps from American wars; stamps...  (National Postal Museum, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
Educational Resources features lesson plans that invite students to examine George Washington's annotated copy of an early draft of the Constitution, compare Thomas Jefferson's original draft of the...  (Library of Congress)
CryptoKids®: America's Future Codemakers & Codebreakers explores the making and breaking of codes. Read declassified top secret documents (Korean War, Kennedy assassination, Cuban Missile Crisis). Discover the history of codebreaking. Solve...  (National Security Agency)
Language Arts and Literature: Peace Corps features lessons about stories, folk tales, poems, and letters from the experiences of Peace Corps volunteers. Examine writing style and techniques: vivid images, powerful...  (Peace Corps)
Profiles in Science presents the archival collections of prominent 20th century biomedical scientists such as Julius Axelrod, Martin Rodbell, Joshua Lederberg, and Oswald T. Avery. The collections...  (National Library of Medicine, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Library of Congress: Exhibits features background information on current exhibitions at the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building, in Washington, D.C., and a list of the Library's online exhibitions...  (Library of Congress)
The Learning Page helps teachers use the Library of Congress's "American Memory" website to teach U.S. history and culture. It includes suggestions for using photos, objects, life histories and other...  (Library of Congress)
The Library of Congress Catalogs maintains a searchable database of about 12 million records -- books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials...  (Library of Congress)
H-NET, Humanities Online is an interdisciplinary organization of scholars dedicated to developing the educational potential of the Internet. The site includes discussion areas on a growing list of cultural...  (Michigan State University, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Helping Your Child with Homework tells how parents can make sure children succeed with homework and develop strong study skills. Among the topics: setting a regular time and place for homework, removing...  (Department of Education)
Voices from the Field presents 10 stories written by Peace Corps authors. Lesson ideas and student work accompany the stories, which are set in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala...  (Peace Corps)
National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement (CELA) provides information on what elements of curriculum, instruction, and assessment are essential to developing high literacy and how schools can best help students achieve success...  (Department of Education)
InTime offers 400 video vignettes of pre K-12 teachers using technology in language arts, math, science, and other instruction. A conceptual model for analyzing the use of technology in...  (Department of Education)
Narrative vs. Expository Texts is written for students with limited English language skills, and uses the vignettes from Peace Corps Volunteers to compare and contrast expository and narrative texts. Students then...  (Peace Corps)
A Sense of Water asks students to discover how the need for water can be felt, seen, and heard in the song, voice, craft, religion, and ritual of a culture. They then capture this "sense of water" in a...  (Peace Corps)
National Audiovisual Center is a centralized resource for federally developed training and education materials. Its collection offers more than 9,000 audiovisual and media training productions in subject areas...  (Department of Commerce)
Captured Wisdom in Middle School presents stories about successful teaching in middle school. Learn how an e-mail list helped students write better historical fiction, or how fifth-grade students planned a virtual...  (NCREL, supported by Department of Education)

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