Find summer professional development opportunities about news literacy, presidents and the Constitution, historical injustices, and youth activism!
Ahoy Mateys! New Whaling Documents Come to DocsTeach this Month
Whaling is a major part of history! It offers windows into the past through music, art, mathematics, science, and geography.
Forty years ago: Desegregation in Boston Public Schools
Newly digitized primary sources and online teaching activities related to education equality are available on DocsTeach.
Interns Help Make Newly Digitized Documents Available to Teachers on DocsTeach
Many new primary sources are now available as teaching tools on DocsTeach.org thanks to our summer interns!
Teachers Digitize Boston Schools Desegregation Case at the National Archives at Boston
Documents from the civil action court case Tallulah Morgan et al. v. James W. Hennigan et al. are online for the first time.
What Are Your Summer Plans?
The upcoming Primarily Teaching Summer workshop will be held in several locations this year.
Find resources about John F. Kennedy, his administration, and his assassination from the National Archives.
More Primary Sources in DocsTeach!
Several new documents have been added to DocsTeach over the past few months. Our former intern shares some of her favorite new additions.
“Boston Five” Letter
Today we highlight a document brand new to DocsTeach. We added this 1968 letter from an attorney condemning the conviction of the “Boston Five" just this morning! Teachers at the National Archives at Boston who are participating in Primarily Teaching 2013 this week have been identifying primary source documents related to draft resistance during the Vietnam War. … Continue reading “Boston Five” Letter
“Fighting for Freedom”: A Free Summer Institute from the National Archives at Boston and the National Park Service
The National Archives at Boston in Waltham, MA, and the Boston African American National Historic Site are teaming up to offer the 2013 Summer Institute for teachers "Fighting for Freedom at Home and on the Front: Boston's Struggle for Freedom, 1806–1865." The two-day institute takes place Monday, June 24, 2013 and Tuesday, June 25, 2013. … Continue reading “Fighting for Freedom”: A Free Summer Institute from the National Archives at Boston and the National Park Service