Summer Programs Around the National Archives

We have a fun summer planned for both families and educators at our National Archives and Presidential Library locations around the country! July Fourth [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDlLm-E_ILE&w=250&align=right ] Come to the home of the Declaration of Independence to join us as we celebrate our nation's birthday! If you can't come in person to Washington, DC, join … Continue reading Summer Programs Around the National Archives

It’s Almost Constitution Day!

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

Bringing Archives Sleepover Activities to the Classroom

This summer we welcomed children ages 8-12 and their accompanying adult to our History, Heroes, and Treasures sleepover at the National Archives in Washington, DC.  Our guests not only slept in the museum with our nation’s founding documents, but also took part in a range of fun and educational activities related to exploration. While some elements of these … Continue reading Bringing Archives Sleepover Activities to the Classroom

You’re Invited to Our Educators’ Open House

Come and bring your colleagues to our second annual open house, an evening filled with resources and ideas for you and your students.

Teachers Digitize Immigration Documents in Washington, DC

Over 50 documents related to Ellis Island and immigration are now available thanks to teachers in our Primarily Teaching summer institute.