A new resource from the National Archives – Milestone Documents – provides access to primary sources that highlight pivotal moments in the course of American history and government.
Online Programs for Young Learners: Rosa Parks and Astronaut Nicole Stott
Young learners can join us to "meet" Rosa Parks and astronaut Nicole Stott!
Summer 2021 Professional Development
Find summer professional development opportunities about news literacy, presidents and the Constitution, historical injustices, and youth activism!
Post-WWII Teaching Resources
Find primary sources and teaching activities for the Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s).
Different Sources, Different Perspectives: Georgia Student Discovers the “Good Fight” of Shirley Chisholm
Read about one student's research into historical photographs to create a National History Day documentary about Congresswoman Shirley Chisolm.
Spotlight: Finding Footage for National History Day Projects — The Unwritten Record
Check out our sister blog, The Unwritten Record, for a great list of film footage for National History Day projects for this year's theme: "Communication in History: The Key to Understanding"!
Dignity and Justice for All: A Virtual Conference for Educators
Join the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum for a virtual conference for educators on March 24, 2021: Dignity and Justice for All: Stories of Protest, Resistance, and Change.
Teaching Resources for Black History Month
Find primary sources and educational activities for teaching about African American history during Black History Month or any time.
“A Phenomenal Story”: A Student Discovers the Barrier-Breaking Life and Work of Dr. Patricia Bath
Read about one student's research into legislative, genealogical and video sources to create a National History Day documentary project about Dr. Patricia Bath.
The Bill of Rights and Expanding Rights in America
Find primary source documents and teaching activities related to protecting and expanding rights in America in commemoration of Bill of Rights Day on December 15.