Access our "Teaching the Constitution with Political Cartoons" webinar on the National Archives YouTube channel.
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 Our interactive webinars feature historical documents, images, maps, posters, and other primary sources — as well as resources and strategies for bringing primary sources into your classroom. All are free of charge. Find the complete … Continue reading Upcoming Professional Development Webinars
December 15 is Bill of Rights Day, which commemorates the ratification of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. These two eBooks, created by us at the National Archives, are useful for teaching about the creation of the Bill of Rights and for how the protections afforded by the first 10 amendments have been … Continue reading Bill of Rights Day
Join the National Archives and Presidential Libraries for a free, two-part webinar series examining U.S. involvement in Vietnam through the lens of government policy. Each webinar will connect educators with primary documents and online resources for teaching the Vietnam War in the classroom. Register today for one or both webinars in the series. Registered participants … Continue reading New Professional Development Webinar Series on the Vietnam War
Join us for a free webinar on March 16th at 7 p.m. EDT to learn about teaching the Constitution with political cartoons.
This primary source-based workbook helps students explore concepts found in the Bill of Rights.
Use political cartoons to engage your students in a discussion of what Congress is, how it works, and what it does.
We hosted our annual open houses for educators at the National Archives in Washington, DC, on September 24th, and at the National Archives at New York City on October 15th. Educators from various schools, locations, and grade levels came to explore our interactive tools and learn how to implement them in their classrooms. Here are some of the … Continue reading Sharing Our Teaching Resources: Evenings of Exploration
This new lesson guides students to an understanding of how the provisions of the U.S. Constitution are visually represented in popular media.
Our intern offers insight into how she’ll teach the 14th Amendment to her AP students next year using primary sources.