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Upcoming Professional Development Webinars

Check out our schedule of summer and fall webinars for educators. Visit the National Archives without leaving your school or home! Our interactive webinars feature historical documents, images, maps, posters, and other primary sources — as well as resources and strategies … Continue reading

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“Separate but Equal” in Photographs

In April 1951, students at Moton High School in Prince Edward County, VA, led by 16-year-old Barbara Johns, went on strike to persuade their local school board to build them a better school. This eventually led to the landmark civil … Continue reading

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New on DocsTeach: WWI Stories, Google Classroom Integration, Maps, Voting Rights, and More

We’ve been busy adding new primary sources and features to DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Here are some recent highlights: Maps from the Moll Atlas – Cartographer Herman Moll worked on “The World … Continue reading

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Focus on Reconstruction: New Teaching Activities

Access new DocsTeach teaching activities created by U.S. history teacher Andrew Zetts. Continue reading

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“The Struggle for Voting Rights” Workshop on February 21

If you’re in the Austin, Texas, area, join us at the LBJ Presidential Library for the teacher workshop “The Struggle for Voting Rights: From the 15th Amendment to Today,” on February 21st. Continue reading

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Titanic Traveling Trunks Available

Titanic traveling trunks aim to teach students how to examine artifacts and compare the past to the present. Continue reading

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Teaching the Vietnam War with DocsTeach

A new page on DocsTeach.org includes primary sources and activities for teaching about the Vietnam War. Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: WWI Resources for the Classroom

Join us for the free professional development webinar “WWI Resources for the Classroom: The Remembering WWI App and DocsTeach.org” on October 24, 2017, from 7-8 p.m. ET. Register today Connect with new resources for teaching WWI during this fun and informative webinar! Remembering … Continue reading

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Picture This – With DocsTeach!

A “Girl Power” workshop connects participants with historical photos of girls from the records of the National Archives, stimulating creative thinking and writing. Continue reading

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You’re Invited to Our Annual Educators Open House!

Join us for a night of fun and learning about our education resources on Thursday, September 21st at the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC. Continue reading

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