Category Archives: Research

Summer Professional Development

We still have a few spots available for summertime PD around the country. Teacher Professional Development at the National History Day National Contest Teaching Historical Inquiry using Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange through Multiple Lenses of Immigration June 15, 9–11:30 a.m. at the University of … Continue reading

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Thanks, Teachers! Great finds!

Special thanks goes out to teachers who digitized some really cool documents as part of our Primarily Teaching Summer Institute. 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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Open Registration for Summer Professional Development

We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. Learn more and apply online. Summer 2015 workshops will be held at our locations in: Atlanta (Morrow, GA) June 22–26 Chicago, June 22–26 Seattle, July 6–10 … 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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December Education Programs

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

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The Importance of Treaties for Teaching American Indian History

Start teaching the history of a Native American tribe or tribes using American Indian Treaties and our online tools. Continue reading

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New Resources for Teaching the History of Native America

Our new webpages yield primary sources related to American Indians and teaching and research tools. 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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“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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