New "We Rule: Civics for All of US" interactive distance learning programs for Constitution Day help elementary students explore the big ideas of the Constitution and connect the document to their own lives.
Three new teaching activities focus on service, sacrifice, and September 11th.
Join us on Saturday, September 25th for this online event for kids aged 8–12 and their families!
In this guest post, former intern Griffin Godoy shares how he researched federal records to trace the immigration and naturalization story of an Irish Teenager.
As the school year winds down, we're looking ahead to the summer – including the 2021 Summer Olympics.
Looking for fun ways to engage kids in family history? We have downloadable family trees and immigration activity sheets for kids of all ages.
Find summer professional development opportunities about news literacy, presidents and the Constitution, historical injustices, and youth activism!
Find primary sources and teaching activities for the Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s).
In this guest post, teacher Maria Adamson shares techniques for drawing students into the messiness of history, and giving them practice asking critically minded questions of the sources they encounter. Using this approach, she developed two new teaching activities focusing on identification papers of several Chinese people who were "on exhibit" in an ethnographic display in Philadelphia in 1899.
Read about one student's research into historical photographs to create a National History Day documentary about Congresswoman Shirley Chisolm.