Resources for National History Day 2023: Frontiers in History

A frontier in music: United States Patent 5,255,452 - the shoes used to perform the anti-gravity illusion move seen in Michael Jackson's 1988 "Smooth Criminal" video. Congratulations to all the students who participated in and were recognized at the National History Day 2022 contests! Your work is always inspirational, and we are happy to know … Continue reading Resources for National History Day 2023: Frontiers in History

Former President Herbert Hoover sitting with German Chancellor Adolf Hitler in Hitler's home

When Hoover met Hitler, a Lesson in Media Literacy

Students can study press coverage of a 1938 meeting between former President Hoover and Adolf Hitler to learn about media literacy, conflicting primary sources, and Constitutional rights. Join us February 1st for a free, interactive program for students in grades 4-12!

Commemorate Bill of Rights Day with Student Programs and Classroom Resources

Register your students to be the first to experience new programs on the Bill of Rights and the Constitution!

The Presidential Primary Sources Project, January - March 2022, on a blue flag with red stripes made of pencils

Free Online Programs on the Presidency Begin January 18th

The Presidential Primary Sources Project offers a series of free, standards-aligned, 45-minute interactive webinars for students in grades 4-12.

We the People

We Rule: Civics for All of US, a new civic education initiative from the National Archives – just in time for Constitution Day!

New "We Rule: Civics for All of US" interactive distance learning programs for Constitution Day help elementary students explore the big ideas of the Constitution and connect the document to their own lives.

Anne Frank Tree installation on the grounds of the Clinton Presidential Library

Summer 2021 Professional Development

Find summer professional development opportunities about news literacy, presidents and the Constitution, historical injustices, and youth activism!

Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources at the National Archives and U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Find resources about U.S. immigration and refugee policy during World War II and the Holocaust, shared during a recent webinar.