A new teaching activity focuses on a teenage refugee's written composition about his experience in the United States during WWII.
The “Write” Stuff writing and research festival is back for its third year at the National Archives in Washington, DC. On Saturday June 1st, 2019, aspiring young authors and illustrators (and their families!) are invited to spend the day learning how to find the “write” stuff to tell their stories! This event brings acclaimed authors Debbie … Continue reading The “Write” Stuff at the National Archives
Join us for the 2018 “Write” Stuff festival with award-winning authors Gennifer Choldenko, Christopher Paul Curtis, Brian Floca, and Jim Murphy.
We have a fun summer planned for both families and educators at our National Archives and Presidential Library locations around the country! July Fourth Come to the home of the Declaration of Independence to join us as we celebrate our nation's birthday! If you can't come in person to Washington, DC, join through YouTube and … Continue reading Summer Programs Around the National Archives
We invite students, teachers, and families to join us for a free summer writing festival at the National Archives!
Today’s post comes from Mickey Ebert, education specialist at the National Archives at Kansas City. Yesterday I called my favorite teacher. I hadn't talked to him in over 45 years. He had changed my life but I had never told him. After 32 years of teaching and telling the story about my favorite teacher countless times, I … Continue reading Mr. Hirni, Narrative Writing, and the Common Core