Attention DC area educators! Please join us for our annual Educators Open House on Thursday, September 13th from 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Enjoy a special after-hours viewing of our exhibits, including the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Meet … Continue reading Educator Open House in Washington, DC
This summer, join us for one of our Primarily Teaching workshops for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. We'll conduct research with original documents in the holdings of the National Archives and Presidential Libraries. Discover some of those incredible teachable documents that help educators and students unlock the past. You will explore a specific … Continue reading Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop for Educators
Join us for workshops and special events as part of the National Council for the Social Studies Conference in Washington, DC, in December 2016.
Educators are invited for special after-hours exhibits, an introduction to classroom resources and primary sources, and light refreshments.
Our former intern describes his favorite documents from the hundreds digitized and added to DocsTeach during our Primarily Teaching workshops earlier this year.
Our sessions cover the Bill of Rights, the amendment process, civics, and teaching NHD and C3 with primary sources.
We've begun an overhaul of DocsTeach.org, our popular online tool for teaching with documents. Look for our new site in late winter!
Come and bring your colleagues to our second annual open house, an evening filled with resources and ideas for you and your students.
To those students who were involved in National History Day this year, a job well done! We are especially delighted to send our warmest congratulations to students who attended workshops or researched at our National Archives or Presidential Library locations and took their projects all the way to the national contest in College Park, MD, last … Continue reading Congratulations NHD Winners!
Educators came to research our holdings to find and digitize documents for lessons and activities on Chinese immigration.