Category Archives: National History Day

Reminder: Educators’ Open House

For those of you in the DC area, please join us at our Educators’ Open House on Thursday, November 13 from 5:30–7:30 pm at the National Archives Museum in Washington, D.C. Come spend the evening and find out more about what we offer for you and your classroom! No … Continue reading

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From Camp David to the Carter Center: Leadership and Legacy in the Life of America’s 39th President

An excerpt from the 2015 NHD “Leadership & Legacy in History” Theme Book, by Kahlil Chism, education specialist at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. Continue reading

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November Education Programs

Join us for upcoming programs at our locations and at the annual NCSS conference in Boston! Continue reading

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National Archives’ Educators’ Open House

Announcing our first ever Educators’ Open House! Come find out what we offer for your classroom. Continue reading

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Using Primary and Secondary Sources in NHD Projects

This video covers the differences in primary and secondary sources, how to use primary sources, how to find primary sources, and what judges are looking for in annotated bibliographies and process papers. Continue reading

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October Education Programs

Join us during October at one of our upcoming education programs—either on site or in conjunction with one of our partner organizations. Continue reading

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Free NHD Webinar on Primary Sources on October 7th

Learn more about how primary sources can be used successfully in NHD projects. Join us, along with NHD and the White House Historical Association, on October 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. ET. Continue reading

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“One of the coolest experiences in my life!”

Eighth grader Allie Tubbs reflects on her National History Day project and winning Nationals. Continue reading

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Interns Help Make Newly Digitized Documents Available to Teachers on DocsTeach

Many new primary sources are now available as teaching tools on DocsTeach.org thanks to our summer interns! Continue reading

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September 9th NHD Kick-off Webinar with National History Day and the White House Historical Association

Join us to explore the Leadership and Legacy theme. Teachers, students, and parents are welcome! Continue reading

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