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

  • Van Buren student to tell 'silent hero's' story HIDE CAPTION Tracy Cline, left, and Megan McGinnins sit Thursday, Jan. 12, 2016, at the library at Butterfield Trail Middle School in Van Buren, where they will do research on a soldier who fought on D-Day.
  • Holocaust hero is subject of a play at Chandler Center for the Arts
  • Richfield students become researchers at UWO’s Polk Library
  • Stone Mountain student chosen to become Normandy Scholar
  • How Two Students Were Inspired By a Forgotten Genius
  • Making The Past Come Alive
Van Buren student to tell 'silent hero's' story HIDE CAPTION Tracy Cline, left, and Megan McGinnins sit Thursday, Jan. 12, 2016, at the library at Butterfield Trail Middle School in Van Buren, where they will do research on a soldier who fought on D-Day.
Holocaust hero is subject of a play at Chandler Center for the Arts
Richfield students become researchers at UWO’s Polk Library
Stone Mountain student chosen to become Normandy Scholar
How Two Students Were Inspired By a Forgotten Genius
Making The Past Come Alive

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