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

  • Three local students to compete at National History Day next month
  • Oklahoma City students earn spot in national competition for historic documentary
  • 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
Three local students to compete at National History Day next month
Oklahoma City students earn spot in national competition for historic documentary
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

2017 Theme

Taking A Stand in History

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