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Teaching Conflicting Opinions

We’ve developed lessons to help students grasp the necessary steps for understanding and dealing with conflicting opinions. Continue reading

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New Features on DocsTeach

We’re happy to share some recent improvements we’ve made to DocsTeach.org, our online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives! New Analyzing Documents Tool We’re very excited about our first new activity tool since we launched DocsTeach almost seven years … Continue reading

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Meet Our New Document Analysis Worksheets!

Our new worksheets have a new look and reinforce a standard progression while guiding students through the document analysis process. Continue reading

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New “Remembering WWI” App Release!

Remembering WWI is an iPad and Android app for exploring, collaborating, and engaging with an extensive collection of WWI photographs and moving images. Continue reading

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Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop for Educators

This summer, join us for one of our Primarily Teaching workshops for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. We’ll conduct research with original documents in the holdings of the National Archives and Presidential Libraries. Discover some of those incredible … Continue reading

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Primary Source Highlights on DocsTeach

We’re constantly updating DocsTeach.org — the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Here are some recent highlights. Newly Added Primary Sources Hollywood Ten – We recently added court documents related to the screenwriters, producers, and directors who … Continue reading

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Teaching from the Archives

Introducing undergraduate students to the importance of archival research and materials by encouraging them to become citizen transcribers for the National Archives as part of their coursework Continue reading

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Eyewitness Accounts of Anti-Jewish Persecution in Russia in the Early 20th Century: The Cowen Report

A newly digitized immigration file can help students learn about persecution against Jewish people in Russia in the early 1900s, and how it caused a spike in Jewish immigration to the United States. Continue reading

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Putting the Bill of Rights to the Test: A New Student Workbook

This primary source-based workbook helps students explore concepts found in the Bill of Rights. Continue reading

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Teaching about Pearl Harbor

Students can work with primary sources as historical evidence to understand the country at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack and the U.S. entrance into World War II. Continue reading

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