The U.S. National Archives has a new lineup of professional development webinars for educators starting this month. Each features the holdings of the National Archives, along with resources for bringing these primary sources into your classroom. All webinars are free of charge. Advanced registration is required. Find the complete list of programs and more information on their website.
Native American Resources from the National Archives
Wednesday, February 20, at 5 p.m. MT
Incorporate records of Native Communities throughout U.S. History into your curriculum, guide student research at the National Archives, and help make National Archives primary sources more accessible to everyone.
This webinar is part of the Native American professional development series. Each program features new resources for locating and using Federal records related to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
An Introduction to DocsTeach
Thursday, February 28, at 7pm ET
Join us for an introduction to DocsTeach.org, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Discover how to find primary sources for teaching history and civics topics. Explore the 12 different document-based activity tools; and learn how, with a free DocsTeach.org account, you can create your own activities or modify existing activities to share with your students. This webinar is suitable for all educators.
Petitions, Protest, and Persuasion: Women’s Voices in the Records of the National Archives
Thursday, March 28, at 7pm ET
In conjunction with the new Rightfully Hers exhibition opening at the National Archives in Washington, DC, explore stories of women participating in the political process through petitions, protest, and more in the decades leading up to the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Discover primary sources and teaching activities for bringing these voices into the classroom. This webinar is suitable for all educators