Top Websites

  • Exploring the Japanese American Internment Through Film & the Internet
    Organization: National Asian American Telecommunications Association (NAATA)

    “This website was created as a public education resource for educators, students and the broader public. Produced by the National Asian American Telecommunications Association (NAATA), it utilizes a rich collection of video clips as a starting point for examining the many aspects and implications of the Japanese American internment.” (NAATA)

  • Memorial Day
    Organization: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

    This site pays tribute to those who died in service to the United States. Learn about the history of Memorial Day and about the memorials that honor fallen heroes of World War II, the Vietnam War, the War in Iraq, and September 11th victims. Details about the annual National Memorial Day Concert are included.

  • Mother Goose: A Scholarly Exploration
    Organization: School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, Rutgers University

    “Mother Goose is a staple of American childhood. The verses attributed to this mythical matriarch represent the sheer joy of young children playing with sound, language, rhythm and rhyme. They also introduce young listeners to the characters, simple plots and literary conventions that are entrees into more complex stories and poetry…

    Although Mother Goose is most commonly associated with the nursery, her power extends beyond babies and toddlers to many aspects of adult life. Scholars study the literary history of Mother Goose as well as social and historical referents in these nursery rhymes. The instantaneous recognition of characters and events leads to allusions in other literary works, in popular culture, and in advertising. Thus, this website builds on the familiarity, the popularity and the potential of multiple levels of learning inherent in Mother Goose.” (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY)


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