Category Archives: Online Tools

A Variety of Resources for Educators

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. Continue reading

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Primary Sources With Some Help from Historypin

Teachers used Historypin in a recent workshop to learn about the CCC and its lasting impact in their community. Continue reading

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National Archives Documents in New iPad App–The New Immigrants: NYC 1880-1924

Over thirty National Archives documents are part of a free educational app for the iPad called the New Immigrants: NYC 1880-1924. Created by the New York City Department of Education (via app developer Vanguard Direct), the app includes photographs, written documents, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Treaties for Teaching American Indian History

Start teaching the history of a Native American tribe or tribes using American Indian Treaties and our online tools. Continue reading

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New Resources for Teaching the History of Native America

Our new webpages yield primary sources related to American Indians and teaching and research tools. Continue reading

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Congress Creates the Bill of Rights

Introducing Congress Creates the Bill of Rights, consisting of: an eBook, a mobile app for tablets, and online resources for teachers and students. Continue reading

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Constitution Day is September 17!

Celebrate and learn more about our Federal Government’s founding document with these activities and resources. Continue reading

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Distance Learning with the National Archives

We can bring the National Archives to you…virtually. Next school year, we’ll have a whole new menu of programs. Continue reading

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New DocsTeach Activity: The Night Before D-Day

We commemorate the 70th anniversary with an activity focusing on two documents related to the Allied invasion of June 6, 1944. Continue reading

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National Teacher Appreciation Day #ThankATeacher

#ThankATeacher today for National Teacher Appreciation Day! Continue reading

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