A new resource from the National Archives – Milestone Documents – provides access to primary sources that highlight pivotal moments in the course of American history and government.
Teaching with Hispanic/Latinx Resources
Find primary sources and resources for teaching about the Hispanic-Latinx experience.
Great Depression Primary Sources & Teaching Activities
Find primary sources and learning activities for teaching about the Great Depression.
Teaching the Great Depression & New Deal
Find primary sources and online teaching activities for the Great Depression and New Deal on DocsTeach.
Open Registration for Summer Professional Development
We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. Learn more and apply online. Summer 2015 workshops will be held at our locations in: Atlanta (Morrow, GA) June 22–26 Chicago, June 22–26 Seattle, July 6–10 Washington, DC, July 6–10 West Branch, IA, July 20–24 All workshops will have a national theme—Exploration, … Continue reading Open Registration for Summer Professional Development
Primary Sources With Some Help from Historypin
Teachers used Historypin in a recent workshop to learn about the CCC and its lasting impact in their community.
Interns Help Make Newly Digitized Documents Available to Teachers on DocsTeach
Many new primary sources are now available as teaching tools on DocsTeach.org thanks to our summer interns!
Teachers Find TVA Documents in Atlanta
Their efforts doubled our collection of TVA-related documents on DocsTeach.org!
Join Us for a Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop
We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. Learn more and apply online. Summer 2014 workshops will be conducted at: The National Archives at Chicago, June 23–27 The National Archives in Washington, DC, July 7–11 The National Archives at Atlanta, Morrow, GA, July 21–25 The National Archives … Continue reading Join Us for a Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop
WPA Art Links Past to Present: Thinking About Boston
Teaching units about the Great Depression include the Works Projects (also Progress) Administration (WPA). The records of this government program that put millions of unemployed Americans to work in public works projects are held in the National Archives. They reveal fascinating stories about local history: the building of the school cafeteria, curb cuts, road improvements...and … Continue reading WPA Art Links Past to Present: Thinking About Boston