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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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New Constitution Day Distance Learning Programs for Students and Educators

We have two brand new K-12 distance learning programs and a webinar for educators to help students throughout the country understand the importance and relevance of the Constitution. Continue reading

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NHD 2018 Theme Webinar

Update: The recorded theme webinar is now posted on National History Day’s YouTube channel! Kick off this year’s NHD theme on September 12th! Today’s post comes from Lynne O’Hara, Director of Programs for National History Day. Join us on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 … Continue reading

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Using the Remembering WWI App in the Classroom

We built the Remembering WWI app with teachers in mind. Here are some ideas for classroom use. Continue reading

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