As the school year winds down, we're looking ahead to the summer – including the 2021 Summer Olympics.
Find summer professional development opportunities about news literacy, presidents and the Constitution, historical injustices, and youth activism!
Find primary sources and educational activities for teaching about American Presidents.
In the new teaching activity "Lincoln's 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation," students learn the origins of Thanksgiving, then examine President Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation that created a national holiday.
Find primary sources and teaching activities related to elections and voting on our new DocsTeach page.
Join us online this summer and fall! We have programs for K-12 students and professional development for educators.
Join us online for interactive learning programs! Programs are available for preschool through 12th grade, and are scheduled weekly through the end of May.
This series of free 45-minute programs for students in grades 4-12 runs from January through March 2020.
"Presidential Powers with Documents from the National Archives" – a free distance learning program for grades 6-12 – kicks off the 2018 Presidential Primary Sources Project on Thursday, January 18! Join us at 11 a.m. ET or 2 p.m. ET to explore the executive branch and powers of the President through primary sources. We'll examine presidential appointments, pardons, … Continue reading Free Online Programs on Presidential Legacy Begin January 18th
Our six-question "personality quiz" can be a quick class warm-up activity, and provides a way to bring historical campaigns and memorabilia into this election season.