If you're in the New York City area, join us for the workshop "American Indian Boarding School Experience" on Monday, January 29th from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Registration is required: www.facinghistory.org/calendar/pe2018ny1-smithsonian-institute-national-museum-american-american-indian-boarding-school What is the legacy and impact of American Indian boarding schools? … Continue reading American Indian Boarding School Workshop on January 29
In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we're launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog. As you add tags or transcriptions to … Continue reading Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
"Presidential Powers with Documents from the National Archives" – a free distance learning program for grades 6-12 – kicks off the 2018 Presidential Primary Sources Project on Thursday, January 18! Join us at 11 a.m. ET or 2 p.m. ET to explore the executive branch and powers of the President through primary sources. We'll examine presidential appointments, pardons, … Continue reading Free Online Programs on Presidential Legacy Begin January 18th
Titanic traveling trunks aim to teach students how to examine artifacts and compare the past to the present.
December 15 is Bill of Rights Day, which commemorates the ratification of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. These two eBooks, created by us at the National Archives, are useful for teaching about the creation of the Bill of Rights and for how the protections afforded by the first 10 amendments have been … Continue reading Bill of Rights Day
Ready-to-use strategies for helping students work with newly digitized WWI-era primary sources featured in the new Remembering WWI app
A new page on DocsTeach.org includes primary sources and activities for teaching about the Vietnam War.
Some of the most compelling, significant, and relevant stories available in the new Remembering WWI tablet app
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the National Archives are hosting an adult citizenship education summit on using document learning strategies to teach ESL and civics education.
Find National Archives and Presidential Libraries sessions at the 2017 NCSS conference.