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DC metro area educators are invited to attend an open house at the National Archives on September 12.
The Center for Legislative Archives has published a new lesson plan called Congress and Civility by Design.
Get ready to go back to school with new professional development webinars from the National Archives!
Discover new primary sources and teaching activities on DocsTeach. Learn about an art competition for grades 4-6.
The “Write” Stuff writing and research festival is back for its third year at the National Archives in Washington, DC. On Saturday June 1st, 2019, aspiring young authors and illustrators (and their families!) are invited to spend the day learning how to find the “write” stuff to tell their stories! This event brings acclaimed authors Debbie … Continue reading The “Write” Stuff at the National Archives
Less than 10 years after the ratification of the Bill of Rights, Revolutionary War veteran and NY State Legislator Jedediah Peck was arrested for distributing a petition.
The documents presented here are used in a classroom activity for high school students and develops the skill of “Historical Issues-Analysis & Decision-Making.”
This summer, join us for one of our professional development workshops for educators. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEBINARS Visit the National Archives without leaving your school or home! Our interactive webinars feature resources and strategies for bringing primary sources into your classroom: DocsTeach On Demand, by request America and the World: Foreign Affairs in Political Cartoons, 1898–1940, May … Continue reading 2019 Summer Professional Development Around the National Archives
Though freedom of the press is one of our most cherished liberties, fully enjoying it has not always been possible. This is especially true during times of stress for the nation and government.