Category Archives: Online Tools

“Separate but Equal” in Photographs

In April 1951, students at Moton High School in Prince Edward County, VA, led by 16-year-old Barbara Johns, went on strike to persuade their local school board to build them a better school. This eventually led to the landmark civil … Continue reading

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New on DocsTeach: WWI Stories, Google Classroom Integration, Maps, Voting Rights, and More

We’ve been busy adding new primary sources and features to DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Here are some recent highlights: Maps from the Moll Atlas – Cartographer Herman Moll worked on “The World … Continue reading

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Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!

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 … Continue reading

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Bill of Rights Day

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 … Continue reading

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Working with Documents in Remembering WWI

Ready-to-use strategies for helping students work with newly digitized WWI-era primary sources featured in the new Remembering WWI app Continue reading

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Teaching the Vietnam War with DocsTeach

A new page on DocsTeach.org includes primary sources and activities for teaching about the Vietnam War. Continue reading

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Favorite Stories of the Home Front from the Remembering WWI App

Some of the most compelling, significant, and relevant stories available in the new Remembering WWI tablet app Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: WWI Resources for the Classroom

Join us for the free professional development webinar “WWI Resources for the Classroom: The Remembering WWI App and DocsTeach.org” on October 24, 2017, from 7-8 p.m. ET. Register today Connect with new resources for teaching WWI during this fun and informative webinar! Remembering … Continue reading

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Constitution Day Resources

Here are resources that you can use to talk about the Constitution with your students on Constitution Day or any time. Continue reading

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New Constitution Day Distance Learning Programs for Students and Educators

We have two brand new K-12 distance learning programs and a webinar for educators to help students throughout the country understand the importance and relevance of the Constitution. Continue reading

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