Category Archives: Online Tools

A Primary Source Transcription Mission!

We’re inviting students, teachers, and learners of all ages to make primary sources more accessible by transcribing them. Continue reading

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Join us at NCSS!

Our sessions cover the Bill of Rights, the amendment process, civics, and teaching NHD and C3 with primary sources. Continue reading

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New Chinese Exclusion Act Book and Course!

Students can explore the impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act, and the personal stories of those it touched, through these new learning tools. Continue reading

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An Updated DocsTeach is Coming Your Way

We’ve begun an overhaul of DocsTeach.org, our popular online tool for teaching with documents. Look for our new site in late winter! Continue reading

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You’re Invited to Our Educators’ Open House

Come and bring your colleagues to our second annual open house, an evening filled with resources and ideas for you and your students. Continue reading

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Congress Creates the Bill of Rights App: Android and PDF Release

Congress Creates the Bill of Rights app is not available for Android devices. Continue reading

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A Transcription Challenge

A tool in our new online catalog allows you to transcribe any of the millions of digitized primary sources in our holdings. This week in particular, we’ve set a goal to collectively transcribe 1,000 pages.   Transcription is just one part of our Citizen Archivist Dashboard — where … Continue reading

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New JFK Challenge iPad App

The free app turns players into NASA and Peace Corps trainees ready to accept President Kennedy’s charge to accomplish great things and make a difference in the world. Continue reading

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The Roosevelts and Race: A Distance Learning Program

Registration is now open for two programs on February 18th: “The Roosevelts and Race in the 1930s and 40s” at 10:00–10:50 a.m. and 2:00–2:50 p.m. CST. Despite overwhelming support from the African American electorate, FDR’s fear of losing the support of … Continue reading

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Recorded National History Day Workshops

Do your students need help with research or polishing up their National History Day (NHD) project? Continue reading

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