This summer we digitized several fascinating documents related to the Chinese Exclusion Act.
We hosted our annual open houses for educators at the National Archives in Washington, DC, on September 24th, and at the National Archives at New York City on October 15th. Educators from various schools, locations, and grade levels came to explore our interactive tools and learn how to implement them in their classrooms. Here are some of the … Continue reading Sharing Our Teaching Resources: Evenings of Exploration
Students can explore the impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act, and the personal stories of those it touched, through these new learning tools.
Come and bring your colleagues to our second annual open house, an evening filled with resources and ideas for you and your students.
At the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, Primarily Teaching workshop participants explored documents from Herbert Hoover’s time as the 31st President of the United States.
Educators in our Primarily Teaching summer institute in Seattle scanned documents on Native American land and fishing rights in the West.
Educators came to research our holdings to find and digitize documents for lessons and activities on Chinese immigration.
Last week we welcomed educators to our annual Primarily Teaching summer institute in Chicago to explore documents on the homefront of World War I. These teachers delved into the holdings of the National Archives at Chicago, and found some great documents on this topic appropriate for classroom lessons and activities. The WWI homefront is a broad subject, but these teachers stepped … Continue reading Educators in Chicago Digitize the WWI Homefront
Last week, we welcomed teachers to Atlanta for our annual Primarily Teaching summer institute. These educators explored the holdings of the National Archives at Atlanta for classroom-suitable documents, and ended up discovering NASA documents on really interesting space topics like the SkyLab 3 zero-gravity student experiment. The year 1973 found two spiders, Arabella and Anita, blasting off … Continue reading New NASA Documents Digitized by Teachers in Atlanta
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