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 Our interactive webinars feature historical documents, images, maps, posters, and other primary sources — as well as resources and strategies for bringing primary sources into your classroom.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
Bill of Rights Day
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
New Professional Development Webinar Series on the Vietnam War
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
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.
Upcoming PD Webinar: Teaching the Constitution with Political Cartoons
Join us for a free webinar on March 16th at 7 p.m. EDT to learn about teaching the Constitution with political cartoons.
New Webinar on Teaching the Civil Rights Movement
Join us for “Records of Change: Teaching the Civil Rights Movement with Primary Sources from the National Archives” on February 8 at 4:30 pm ET. Register for this free webinar now. Bring the Civil Rights Movement into your classroom with primary sources from the National Archives. During this interactive webinar, examine the Federal Government’s role … Continue reading New Webinar on Teaching the Civil Rights Movement
It’s Almost Constitution Day!
Here are a few resources that you can use to talk about the Constitution with your students on Constitution Day or any time.
New DocsTeach Activity: Congress in Article I of the U.S. Constitution
Students match primary sources to clauses from Article I of the U.S. Constitution that detail six powers of Congress in our newest online activity.
Teaching with the Records of Congress
An introductory video of educational resources available from the Center for Legislative Archives, featuring perspectives from teachers who use these records of Congress in their classrooms