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

  • 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
  • New historical marker placed for NC's first female doctor, thanks to hard work of ENC high schooler
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
New historical marker placed for NC's first female doctor, thanks to hard work of ENC high schooler

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Taking A Stand in History

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