Category Archives: Programs

Using Primary Sources to Show Friendship Between Nations

Core ideas behind museum-based activities can be adapted for learning about diplomacy in the classroom too. Continue reading

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Segregation and a Controversial White House Tea Party: A Distance Learning Program

Two programs on March 13 will discuss segregation and the political ramifications of First Lady Lou Hoover’s decision to invite the wife of an African-American Congressmen to tea. 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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A Variety of Resources for Educators

We offer distance learning programs, a Constitution-based learning lab, our new Bill of Rights eBook and iPad app, and many other online and in-person resources. Continue reading

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December Education Programs

Check out some of our events around the country in December. Continue reading

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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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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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Constitution Day: Application in the Classroom

Take ideas for classroom activities from these Constitution Day family activities at the National Archives. 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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