The “Write” Stuff writing and research festival is back for its third year at the National Archives in Washington, DC. On Saturday June 1st, 2019, aspiring young authors and illustrators (and their families!) are invited to spend the day learning how to find the “write” stuff to tell their stories! This event brings acclaimed authors Debbie … Continue reading The “Write” Stuff at the National Archives
Here are a few resources for teaching and commemorating Constitution Day – or teaching about the Constitution any day!
Attention DC area educators! Please join us for our annual Educators Open House on Thursday, September 13th from 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Enjoy a special after-hours viewing of our exhibits, including the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Meet … Continue reading Educator Open House in Washington, DC
Check out our schedule of summer and fall webinars for educators. Visit the National Archives without leaving your school or home! Our interactive webinars feature historical documents, images, maps, posters, and other primary sources — as well as resources and strategies for bringing primary sources into your classroom. All are free of charge. Find the complete … Continue reading Upcoming Professional Development Webinars
Join us for the 2018 “Write” Stuff festival with award-winning authors Gennifer Choldenko, Christopher Paul Curtis, Brian Floca, and Jim Murphy.
"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
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.
A “Girl Power” workshop connects participants with historical photos of girls from the records of the National Archives, stimulating creative thinking and writing.
Here are resources that you can use to talk about the Constitution with your students on Constitution Day or any time.
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.