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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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A Guide to Creating Your DocsTeach Activity

Choose primary sources and pull them together into an online learning activity using one of our DocsTeach tools. Continue reading

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What Are Your Summer Plans?

The upcoming Primarily Teaching Summer workshop will be held in several locations this year. Continue reading

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Join Us for a Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop

We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom.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 2014 workshops will be conducted at: The National Archives at Chicago, June 23–27 The National Archives in … Continue reading

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Professional Development at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will offer two exciting professional development opportunities, totaling more than 10 hours of credit, in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in the next month. “Mr. and Mrs. Polk’s War: A Presidential Partnership for Texas and … Continue reading

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