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Summer Professional Development Around 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: … Continue reading

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“The Struggle for Voting Rights” Workshop on February 21

If you’re in the Austin, Texas, area, join us at the LBJ Presidential Library for the teacher workshop “The Struggle for Voting Rights: From the 15th Amendment to Today,” on February 21st. Continue reading

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Free Online Programs on Presidential Legacy Begin January 18th

“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 … Continue reading

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Titanic Traveling Trunks Available

Titanic traveling trunks aim to teach students how to examine artifacts and compare the past to the present. Continue reading

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Join us at NCSS!

Find National Archives and Presidential Libraries sessions at the 2017 NCSS conference. Continue reading

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New Professional Development Webinar Series on the Vietnam War

Join the National Archives and Presidential Libraries for a free, two-part webinar series examining U.S. involvement in Vietnam through the lens of government policy. Each webinar will connect educators with primary documents and online resources for teaching the Vietnam War … Continue reading

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NHD 2018 Theme Webinar

Update: The recorded theme webinar is now posted on National History Day’s YouTube channel! Kick off this year’s NHD theme on September 12th! Today’s post comes from Lynne O’Hara, Director of Programs for National History Day. Join us on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 … Continue reading

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Summer Programs Around the National Archives

We have a fun summer planned for both families and educators at our National Archives and Presidential Library locations around the country! July Fourth Come to the home of the Declaration of Independence to join us as we celebrate our … Continue reading

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Summertime Professional Development at our Presidential Libraries

This summer, join us for one of our professional development workshops for educators on using primary sources in the classroom at the Truman, Eisenhower, or Hoover Library. Continue reading

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How Are You Persuaded? – Historical Election Memorabilia

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. Continue reading

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