Category Archives: Professional Development

Habeas Corpus and a Marriage Photo: Immigration Case Files

Of the nearly 100 documents digitized during our annual teaching institute in Washington, DC, two really stand for learning about Chinese immigration. Continue reading

Posted in Document Spotlights, Professional Development | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Memorable Primary Sources: Teacher-Digitized Documents

Our former intern describes his favorite documents from the hundreds digitized and added to DocsTeach during our Primarily Teaching workshops earlier this year. Continue reading

Posted in Document Spotlights, Professional Development | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Primary Sources Show How the Chinese Exclusion Act was Applied

This summer we digitized several fascinating documents related to the Chinese Exclusion Act. Continue reading

Posted in Document Spotlights, Professional Development | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in National History Day, Online Tools, Partner Organizations, Professional Development, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sharing Our Teaching Resources: Evenings of Exploration

We hosted our annual open houses for educators at the National Archives in Washington, DC, on September 24th, and at the National Archives at New York City on October 15th. Educators from various schools, locations, and grade levels came to explore our … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Upcoming Events for Educators at the National Archives at New York City

The National Archives at New York City’s Learning Center is hosting two educational events next week for New York City area educators. On Thursday, October 15th starting at 4:00 pm, the National Archives is hosting an Educator’s Open House.  Teachers … Continue reading

Posted in Partner Organizations, Professional Development, Programs, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Upcoming Webinar! Quickly add Native American materials to your existing curriculum.

Learn about ways in which to incorporate Native American and other ethnic materials into your Social Studies, History, or Language Arts curriculum. Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“New Online Education Materials: The Bill of Rights” Webinar

Join us Saturday, October 3rd, 11:00 a.m.–noon ET to explore our vast collection of online education materials, lessons, activities, and documents about the Bill of Rights. Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Educators’ Open House in DC on 9/24

For those of you in the DC area, please join us at our open house this Thursday, September 24, 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! … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development, Programs | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in National History Day, Online Tools, Professional Development, Programs, Student Visits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments