Dr. Patricia Bath

“A Phenomenal Story”: A Student Discovers the Barrier-Breaking Life and Work of Dr. Patricia Bath

Read about one student's research into legislative, genealogical and video sources to create a National History Day documentary project about Dr. Patricia Bath.

Communication in History: Resources for NHD 2021

Find primary sources and teaching activities for National History Day!

DocsTeach NHD page

Breaking Barriers in History: Resources for NHD 2020

Find primary sources and teaching activities for National History Day!

Teachers at 2017 open house

Educators Open House in Washington, DC

DC metro area educators are invited to attend an open house at the National Archives on September 12.

Summer Professional Development Around the National Archives

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: An Introduction to DocsTeach.org and Online Resources from the National Archives, August 13 & 17 … Continue reading Summer Professional Development Around the National Archives

NHD 2018 Theme Webinar

Update: The recorded theme webinar is now posted on National History Day's YouTube channel! Kick off this year's NHD theme on September 12th! Today's post comes from Lynne O’Hara, Director of Programs for National History Day. Join us on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT to learn more about the theme on a live … Continue reading NHD 2018 Theme Webinar

Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop for Educators

This summer, join us for one of our Primarily Teaching workshops for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. We'll conduct research with original documents in the holdings of the National Archives and Presidential Libraries. Discover some of those incredible teachable documents that help educators and students unlock the past. You will explore a specific … Continue reading Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop for Educators