Check out newly published online teaching activities that focus on some of the most famous patent records and inventions in our holdings.
Educators Open House in Washington, DC
DC metro area educators are invited to attend an open house at the National Archives on September 12.
Student Rights in the 20th Century: Tinker v. Des Moines, an Article & Podcast
A journal article and podcast provide a deeper dive into students rights cases, including Tinker v. Des Moines.
Today’s Document Citizen Archivist Takeover
We're hosting a takeover of our Today’s Document accounts for the whole month of October!
New on DocsTeach: WWI Stories, Google Classroom Integration, Maps, Voting Rights, and More
We've been busy adding new primary sources and features to DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Here are some recent highlights: Maps from the Moll Atlas - Cartographer Herman Moll worked on "The World Described or, A New and Correct Sett of Maps" from 1707 to 1717. His series … Continue reading New on DocsTeach: WWI Stories, Google Classroom Integration, Maps, Voting Rights, and More
Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we're launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog. As you add tags or transcriptions to … Continue reading Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
You’re Invited to Our Annual Educators Open House!
Join us for a night of fun and learning about our education resources on Thursday, September 21st at the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC.
Primary Source Highlights on DocsTeach
We're constantly updating DocsTeach.org — the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Here are some recent highlights. Newly Added Primary Sources Hollywood Ten - We recently added court documents related to the screenwriters, producers, and directors who jeopardized their careers by taking a stand against the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Several … Continue reading Primary Source Highlights on DocsTeach
Teaching from the Archives
Introducing undergraduate students to the importance of archival research and materials by encouraging them to become citizen transcribers for the National Archives as part of their coursework
A Primary Source Transcription Mission!
We're inviting students, teachers, and learners of all ages to make primary sources more accessible by transcribing them.