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Native American Fishing Rights: Digitized in Seattle

Educators in our Primarily Teaching summer institute in Seattle scanned documents on Native American land and fishing rights in the West. Continue reading

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Digitizing Chinese Immigration in Our New Innovation Hub

Educators came to research our holdings to find and digitize documents for lessons and activities on Chinese immigration. Continue reading

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Educators in Chicago Digitize the WWI Homefront

Last week we welcomed educators to our annual Primarily Teaching summer institute in Chicago to explore documents on the homefront of World War I.  These teachers delved into the holdings of the National Archives at Chicago, and found some great documents on this topic appropriate … Continue reading

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New NASA Documents Digitized by Teachers in Atlanta

Last week, we welcomed teachers to Atlanta for our annual Primarily Teaching summer institute.  These educators explored the holdings of the National Archives at Atlanta for classroom-suitable documents, and ended up discovering NASA documents on really interesting space topics like the … Continue reading

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Summer Programs in DC: Cursive, Immigration, July 4th, Genealogy, Magna Carta and a Sleepover!

If you’ll be near Washington, DC, join us for our upcoming programs and professional development opportunities. Magna Carta Family Day Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta!  Meet Eileen Cameron and Doris Ettlinger, the author and illustrator of … Continue reading

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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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Truman Library Teachers Conference in July

The 12th annual Teachers Conference will take place July 13–17. 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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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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Primary Sources With Some Help from Historypin

Teachers used Historypin in a recent workshop to learn about the CCC and its lasting impact in their community. Continue reading

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