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The “Write” Stuff writing and research festival is back for its third year at the National Archives in Washington, DC. On Saturday June 1st, 2019, aspiring young authors and illustrators (and their families!) are invited to spend the day learning how to find the “write” stuff to tell their stories! This event brings acclaimed authors Debbie … Continue reading The “Write” Stuff at the National Archives
This summer, join us for one of our professional development workshops for educators. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEBINARS Visit the National Archives without leaving your school or home! Our interactive webinars feature resources and strategies for bringing primary sources into your classroom: DocsTeach On Demand, by request America and the World: Foreign Affairs in Political Cartoons, 1898–1940, May … Continue reading 2019 Summer Professional Development Around the National Archives
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This summer, join us for one of our Primarily Teaching workshops for educators on using historical documents in the classroom.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!