About EDSITEment: Partners
Endowment for the Humanities is an independent federal agency
established to promote knowledge of human history, thought, and culture.
For more than thirty years, educators and students throughout the nation
have benefited from NEH grants that create and preserve knowledge,
identify and disseminate reliable learning resources, and empower
teachers through professional development programs. EDSITEment brings
the NEH commitment to excellence in humanities education to the
National Trust for the
Humanities is a non-profit charitable corporation formed in 1996
to support and extend the programs of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
EDSITEment is one of eight educational web
sites that participate in the Thinkfinity consortium. Thinkfinity's mission
is to create premier, standards-based Internet content for use in the
K-12 classroom —all free of charge—and to provide the requisite
professional development to teachers in the United States.
As one of the premier Thinkfinity consortium partners, EDSITEment produces
original content, links to top panel-reviewed web sites, a search engine,
and rich supplemental resources across multiple disciplines. EDSITEment
works with the other consortium partners to set common quality guidelines,
share best practices and technology innovations, and create cross-disciplinary
Foundation is an active contributor to the Thinkfinity program, providing
staff, technical support, state grants, consortium funding, and guidance
on the overall direction of the Thinkfinity project.