Elections & Voting, with campaign buttons and Electoral vote tally document

Teaching about Elections & Voting

Find primary sources and teaching activities related to elections and voting on our new DocsTeach page.

Summer Student Programs and Teacher Professional Development

Summer & Fall Online Student Programs and Professional Development Webinars for Educators

Join us online this summer and fall! We have programs for K-12 students and professional development for educators.

Images from Nixon Visits China activity

At-Home Learning Activities for High School

Check out these online resources for teaching American history or government to high school students.

Distance Learning for students from the National Archives, Offering free interactive 45 minute lessons

Online Student Programs with the Presidential Libraries and National Archives

Join us online for interactive learning programs! Programs are available for preschool through 12th grade, and are scheduled weekly through the end of May.

Summer Programs at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

This summer, teachers and students can join us for workshops and programs at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum in Simi Valley, California. Today's post comes from education specialist Carina Morgan at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Film This! 2017 July 24-28 For: High School Students - any student who will be enrolled in 9-12th grade in … Continue reading Summer Programs at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

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

Oppressed Women Ask the Government to “Make Amends”

A petition created by Alaska Native women during World War II can help students understand the right of the people to “petition for redress of grievances.”