Today’s post comes from Renee Rhodes, social media intern in our Education and Public Programs division.
We have education programs coming up at our locations around the country and at the annual NCSS conference in Boston. Join us!
Our calendar of events for December is coming soon!
(Simi Valley, CA) Lebanon, Syria and Iraq: Roots of Current Conflict – November 1, 10 am – 3:30 pm
- Teacher workshop hosted at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. RSVP to email@example.com
(New York, NY) Navigating the Newness: Improving Content, Pedagogy and Professionalism – November 4, 7:30 am – 3 pm
- The National Archives at New York City and partner presents on DocsTeach and professional development activities. Register.
(Washington, DC) Making Their Mark Adult Education Workshop Series: Meet the Pen Doctor - November 5, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
- A hands-on workshop in conjunction with the “Making Their Mark” exhibit at the National Archives Museum.
(West Branch, IA) Getting Started on Research - November 7 10 am – 12 pm.
- National History Day research with the staff at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. Topics will include internet research, primary and secondary sources, process papers, researching, bibliographies, and more!
(Online & College Station, TX) “Texas A&M University Chemistry Road Show” – Thursday, November 13, 10:30-11:30 am and 12:30- 1:30 pm
- Two free programs via distance learning or onsite at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. For grades 2–8 and adult learners to learn how research depends on the knowledge of chemistry. Free online distance learning (video-conference, live stream or recording) registration at www.connect2texas.net/bushlibrary41.
(Washington, DC) Educators’ Open House – Thursday, November 13, 5:30–7:30 pm
- After-hours exhibits at the National Archives museum, light refreshments, and information about resources, workshops, DocsTeach, NHD, and more! Email firstname.lastname@example.org RE: “Educators’ Open House” for more info.
(Washington, DC) Facilitated Interactive Table for Teens - Friday, November 14, 4 – 4:45 pm
- The first ever facilitated interactive touch table program at the National Archives Museum.
(Philadelphia, PA) NHD Philly Teacher Workshop “Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project” – Saturday, November 15, 11 am
- At the National Museum of American Jewish History, with lunch, led by: the teacher who supervised this initial NHD Project, National Archives Education Specialist Ang Reidell, and the museum’s education outreach manager, Vera Da Vinci. Email email@example.com RE: “Life in a Jar” for more info.
(Riverside, CA) National History Day Learning Lab – November 15, 9 am to 2 pm
- The National Archives at Riverside and partners, with presentations, workshops, and archivist meetings to help with NHD projects on the CSU Fullerton Campus. Archivist appointments 10:30 am–2 pm. Registration limited to 100 students.
(Online & College Station, TX) “A Thanksgiving Parade: The Historical Tapestry of Gratitude” – November 20, 10:30-11:30 am & 12:30- 1:30 pm
- Two free programs via distance learning or onsite at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. For grades 2–8 and adult learners to examine traditions, stories and customs related to giving thanks. Free online distance learning (video-conference, live stream or recording) registration at www.connect2texas.net/bushlibrary41.
(Online) VGo Robot “Millie” Tours
- Remotely control a tour of The George Bush Presidential Library World War II exhibit by driving VGO Robot “Millie,” named after the First Dog of the 41st Bush Administration. Free 45-minute virtual tours with an Education Volunteer are available Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with prior registration.
(Washington, DC) Boeing Learning Center - Monday–Saturday, 10 am – 3 pm
- Resources for NHD projects; advance notice for groups is requested.
We also offer distance learning programs for classrooms on demand.
National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference
Pre-Conference Clinic, Thurs, 11/20, 9 am — “One Tumultuous Year! 1963: The Struggle for Civil Rights” at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Tour, Fri, 11/21, 11:30 am — Guided tour of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, including special exhibit “To the Brink: JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis”
- Fri, 11/21, 10:05 am — Teaching the C3 Framework: A Guide to Inquiry-Based Instruction in the Social Studies with Chris Zarr of the National Archives at New York City and Kris Jarosik of the National Archives at Chicago, who will take part in the panel discussion
- Fri, 11/21, 1 pm — Explore the National Archives from Your Classroom with Interactive Video-Conferencing (IVC) with Jenny Sweeney, The National Archives at Fort Worth, and Mickey Ebert, The National Archives at Kansas City
- Fri, 11/21, 4:15 pm — Prequel to Independence: The Shot Heard round the World with Annie Davis, The National Archives at Boston
- Fri, 11/21, 4:15 pm — Voices from the Past: Introducing Historical Letters to Elementary Students with Sam Rubin and Esther Kohn, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
- Sat, 11/22, 8 am — Family and Community History: Innovative Approaches to Social Studies Inquiry with Ang Reidell, The National Archives at Philadelphia
- Sat, 11/22, 8 am — You’re the Curator: Creating a Historical Exhibit Using Multiple Literacies with Mira Cohen, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
- Sat, 11/22, 10:10 am — Investigating the Arts as a Civic Language with Alyssa Liles-Amponsah, The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
- Sat, 11/22, 3:35 pm — Prioritizing the Federal Budget: A Kennedy Library Simulation for Students with Nina Tisch, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum