Tag Archives: primary_sources

Upcoming PD Webinar: Bringing Native American Voices into Your Classroom

Join us April 6th to learn about bringing Native American viewpoints and primary sources into your lessons. Continue reading

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New “Remembering WWI” App Release!

Remembering WWI is an iPad and Android app for exploring, collaborating, and engaging with an extensive collection of WWI photographs and moving images. Continue reading

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Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop for Educators

This summer, join us for one of our Primarily Teaching workshops for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. We’ll conduct research with original documents in the holdings of the National Archives and Presidential Libraries. Discover some of those incredible … Continue reading

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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 Continue reading

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Eyewitness Accounts of Anti-Jewish Persecution in Russia in the Early 20th Century: The Cowen Report

A newly digitized immigration file can help students learn about persecution against Jewish people in Russia in the early 1900s, and how it caused a spike in Jewish immigration to the United States. Continue reading

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New Bill of Rights Distance Learning Programs

We’re offering brand new free distance learning programs for the K-12 classroom. Continue reading

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Teaching about Pearl Harbor

Students can work with primary sources as historical evidence to understand the country at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack and the U.S. entrance into World War II. Continue reading

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Suspending the Right of Due Process: Japanese-American Relocation during World War II

Engage students in classroom discussions about due process and the Fifth Amendment using primary sources about Japanese-American “relocation” during WWII. Continue reading

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Introducing the Newly Redesigned DocsTeach.org

Our popular teaching website, DocsTeach.org, has a new look and updated features! Continue reading

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Examining the Second Amendment Using Plain Writing and Historical Context

The Second Amendment might be used to teach plain writing, historical context, and fundamental primary source research. Continue reading

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