As the school year winds down, we're looking ahead to the summer – including the 2021 Summer Olympics.
Looking for fun ways to engage kids in family history? We have downloadable family trees and immigration activity sheets for kids of all ages.
Find summer professional development opportunities about news literacy, presidents and the Constitution, historical injustices, and youth activism!
Find primary sources and teaching activities for the Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s).
In this guest post, teacher Maria Adamson shares techniques for drawing students into the messiness of history, and giving them practice asking critically minded questions of the sources they encounter. Using this approach, she developed two new teaching activities focusing on identification papers of several Chinese people who were "on exhibit" in an ethnographic display in Philadelphia in 1899.
Read about one student's research into historical photographs to create a National History Day documentary about Congresswoman Shirley Chisolm.
Find primary sources and resources for teaching about the Hispanic-Latinx experience.
Find teaching resources and online student programs for teaching about women’s rights and changing roles in American history.
Our new World War II page includes hundreds of primary sources and teaching activities!
Check out our sister blog, The Unwritten Record, for a great list of film footage for National History Day projects for this year's theme: "Communication in History: The Key to Understanding"!