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.
To those students who were involved in National History Day this year, a job well done! We are especially delighted to send our warmest congratulations to students who attended workshops or researched at our National Archives or Presidential Library locations and took their projects all the way to the national contest in College Park, MD, last … Continue reading Congratulations NHD Winners!
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 month, over 400 students from across New York City participated in the 25th anniversary of New York City History Day. This annual contest is hosted and organized by the Museum of the City of New York. After months of researching their topics and crafting their performance, exhibit, documentary, website or essay, students in grades 6 … Continue reading 25th Anniversary New York City History Day!
A tool in our new online catalog allows you to transcribe any of the millions of digitized primary sources in our holdings. This week in particular, we've set a goal to collectively transcribe 1,000 pages. Transcription is just one part of our Citizen Archivist Dashboard — where we provide opportunities for the public to participate in projects that add value to our holdings … Continue reading A Transcription Challenge
The 12th annual Teachers Conference will take place July 13–17.
We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. Learn more and apply online. Summer 2015 workshops will be held at our locations in: Atlanta (Morrow, GA) June 22–26 Chicago, June 22–26 Seattle, July 6–10 Washington, DC, July 6–10 West Branch, IA, July 20–24 All workshops will have a national theme—Exploration, … Continue reading Open Registration for Summer Professional Development
Do your students need help with research or polishing up their National History Day (NHD) project?
Start teaching the history of a Native American tribe or tribes using American Indian Treaties and our online tools.