Category Archives: Professional Development

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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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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Teachers Find TVA Documents in Atlanta

Their efforts doubled our collection of TVA-related documents on DocsTeach.org! Continue reading

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Teachers Digitize Boston Schools Desegregation Case at the National Archives at Boston

Documents from the civil action court case Tallulah Morgan et al. v. James W. Hennigan et al. are online for the first time. Continue reading

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Teachers Digitize Immigration Documents in Washington, DC

Over 50 documents related to Ellis Island and immigration are now available thanks to teachers in our Primarily Teaching summer institute. Continue reading

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Digitization and Civil Rights at Primarily Teaching in Chicago

Over 30 documents related to the topic “Chicago: Journey for Civil Rights in the Midwest” are now online thanks to teachers in Chicago. Continue reading

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Teaching with Artifacts: What Edith Galt Wilson’s Suit Can Teach Students about World War I and Women in America

Students feel like detectives on a mission to discover what they can learn about history when they learn with artifacts. Continue reading

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“A New Day For LBJ” Workshop at the LBJ Library

Register for this workshop exploring the museum at the LBJ Libary in Austin, TX. Topics include primary sources in the classroom, pre- and post-visit activities, and content covered in the exhibits. Continue reading

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Fall Graduate Course from National History Day

This coming fall, our partner National History Day (NHD) will offer graduate coursework for teachers for the first time: Introduction to Project-Based Learning through the National History Day Curriculum Framework. It’s part of their expansion of professional development for Social Studies … Continue reading

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National Teacher Appreciation Day #ThankATeacher

#ThankATeacher today for National Teacher Appreciation Day! Continue reading

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