Update: This PDF packet (5.5 MB) includes handouts from the open house, in case you weren’t able to join us or would like them electronically.
Announcing the fourth annual Educators Open House at the National Archives! You and your colleagues are invited to explore the National Archives and learn about our classroom resources for educators and students.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
National Archives Museum, Washington, DC
Join National Archives education specialists for a night of fun and learning about our education resources. Our specialists will be available all night to chat, answer questions, and give suggestions for using primary source documents in your school and classroom. In addition, explore our learning labs and hear more about our distance learning programs and DocsTeach.org, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives.
Be sure not to miss a special keynote presentation at 7 p.m. by Anne Harrington from WETA. She will discuss educational material accompanying Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s new documentary, The Vietnam War.
Learn about our many teaching resources, including:
- Our new Remembering WWI app for iPads and tablets
- Founders Online
- The National Archives Catalog
- Our Constitution-in-Action, Rights and Responsibilities, and Civil War learning labs
- Distance learning programs and professional development webinars
- National History Day resources
- Primarily Teaching summer workshops
- Field trip planning
- National Archives Museum gallery packs
- And answers to any questions you may have
You’ll be welcome to visit our exhibitions, including Records of Rights, the Public Vaults, and the Rotunda, which houses the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.
Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Educators will receive a 10% discount in the Archives Store.