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.
Ms. Moorman, a teacher at EL Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, DC, won the Patricia Behring Senior Division Teacher of the Year prize at the National History Day Awards Ceremony on June 18.
We still have a few spots available for summertime PD around the country. Teacher Professional Development at the National History Day National Contest Teaching Historical Inquiry using Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange through Multiple Lenses of Immigration June 15, 9–11:30 a.m. at the University of Maryland How is history researched and written? Do students know how to read historical texts? … Continue reading Summer Professional Development
Over 50 documents related to Ellis Island and immigration are now available thanks to teachers in our Primarily Teaching summer institute.
Special congratulations to students who researched at the National Archives for their projects!
Today's post comes from education intern Stephen Pearson. Over two days earlier this month, students arrived at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, ready to compete. There was excitement and nervous energy in the air. Both the students and history came to life through dynamic performances, stirring documentaries, and eye-popping exhibits, just to name … Continue reading DC Students Compete at the National Archives for National History Day