Title: Redesigned EDSITEment Launches on Verizon Thinkfinity
Verizon Thinkfinity and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announce a completely updated EDSITEment website designed to immerse educators, families and students in the world of humanities. Use primary resources with students to delve into Arts and Culture, Literature and Language Arts, History and Social Studies and Foreign Languages with original documents, maps and student-focused resources. Take your classroom or afterschool activities to the next level with interactives, activities and online games by engaging students with visuals from the actual events, real stories from people that were there and online interactives that ask your students to engage in critical thinking exercises and share their experience. Make sure to also explore NEH Connections, a monthly Calendar searchable by subject area and NEH Reference Shelf for even more educational resources for the humanities.
EDSITEment Recommended Resources:
- Discuss how the Inca communicated across vast stretches of their mountain realm with your grade 3-5 students in Couriers in the Inca Empire: Getting Your Message Across
- How does an artist's vision shape the perceptions of society? Ask 6-8 th grade students to consider this question and learn more in Romare Bearden’s The Dove — A Meeting of Vision and Sound
- Explore an interactive timeline with your 9-12 th grade students about the events that led to WWII in America on the Sidelines: The United States and World Affairs, 1931-1941
- Show 9-12 th grade students how the Bedouins of ancient Arabia and Persia made poetry a conversational art in Arabic Poetry: Guzzle a Ghazal!