Check out these online activities and lesson plans from around the National Archives and Presidential Libraries for teaching civics or American history to Middle School students.
The Center for Legislative Archives has published a new lesson plan called Congress and Civility by Design.
Get ready to go back to school with new professional development webinars from the National Archives!
Check out our new lineup of professional development webinars for educators starting this month!
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 Our interactive webinars feature historical documents, images, maps, posters, and other primary sources — as well as resources and strategies for bringing primary sources into your classroom.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
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.
Join us for a free webinar on March 16th at 7 p.m. EDT to learn about teaching the Constitution with political cartoons.