Engaging students and teachers in historical research & skills development

Teach.

More than half a million middle and high school students participate annually.
More than 30,000 teachers participate annually.

Prepare.

Students learn:

Critical thinking
Problem-solving skills
Research and reading skills
Self-esteem and confidence

Inspire.

History Day has been the vehicle that creates an understanding and appreciation of history while developing the necessary 21st-century tools, skills and aptitudes for my diverse student population.
‑Martin Marrin, Teacher

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Latest News

  • History Day students move on to state
  • Lack of youth interest in history may be a thing of the past
  • Kent Mountain View Academy hosts National History Day event; students named regional finalists
  • Galileo to Gene Roddenberry -- history day features those who made a stand
  • Students gearing up for History Day
  • Killing a Program That Brings History to Life
History Day students move on to state
Lack of youth interest in history may be a thing of the past
Kent Mountain View Academy hosts National History Day event; students named regional finalists
Galileo to Gene Roddenberry -- history day features those who made a stand
Students gearing up for History Day
Killing a Program That Brings History to Life

2017 Theme

Taking A Stand in History

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