Last week, we welcomed teachers to Atlanta for our annual Primarily Teaching summer institute. These educators explored the holdings of the National Archives at Atlanta for classroom-suitable documents, and ended up discovering NASA documents on really interesting space topics like the SkyLab 3 zero-gravity student experiment. The year 1973 found two spiders, Arabella and Anita, blasting off … Continue reading New NASA Documents Digitized by Teachers in Atlanta
Ms. Moorman, a teacher at EL Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, DC, won the Patricia Behring Senior Division Teacher of the Year prize at the National History Day Awards Ceremony on June 18.
We still have a few spots available for summertime PD around the country. Teacher Professional Development at the National History Day National Contest Teaching Historical Inquiry using Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange through Multiple Lenses of Immigration June 15, 9–11:30 a.m. at the University of Maryland How is history researched and written? Do students know how to read historical texts? … Continue reading Summer Professional Development
Last month, over 400 students from across New York City participated in the 25th anniversary of New York City History Day. This annual contest is hosted and organized by the Museum of the City of New York. After months of researching their topics and crafting their performance, exhibit, documentary, website or essay, students in grades 6 … Continue reading 25th Anniversary New York City History Day!
Do your students need help with research or polishing up their National History Day (NHD) project?
Primary sources can help students researching Earhart for NHD and other projects.
Our partner National History Day invites students and people of all ages to vote for the best leaders in world history.
We offer distance learning programs, a Constitution-based learning lab, our new Bill of Rights eBook and iPad app, and many other online and in-person resources.
Check out some of our events around the country in December.
For those of you in the DC area, please join us at our Educators’ Open House on Thursday, November 13 from 5:30–7:30 pm at the National Archives Museum in Washington, D.C. Come spend the evening and find out more about what we offer for you and your classroom! No pre-registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. Please bring your colleagues along! NARA Educators' Open … Continue reading Reminder: Educators’ Open House