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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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Forty years ago: Desegregation in Boston Public Schools

Newly digitized primary sources and online teaching activities related to education equality are available on DocsTeach. Continue reading

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October Education Programs

Join us during October at one of our upcoming education programs—either on site or in conjunction with one of our partner organizations. Continue reading

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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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September 9th NHD Kick-off Webinar with National History Day and the White House Historical Association

Join us to explore the Leadership and Legacy theme. Teachers, students, and parents are welcome! 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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“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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How Do We Keep History Relevant and Exciting?

Sharing our personal experience with students can make history relevant and exciting. Continue reading

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