Sixteen Student-Teacher Teams Chosen for National History Day Summer Institute in Hawaiʻi
National History Day Students Named for White House Historical Association Paper Showcase
National Museum of American History Will Feature Student Exhibits Online via Smithsonian Learning Lab
National Museum of African American History and Culture Selected Student Films to be Showcased by Smithsonian Learning Lab
Premiere of 34 documentary film produced by middle and high school students competing in the 2022 NHD National Contest, screened and selected by NMAAHC staff.
Historical Research Presented in ʻOlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian) Language
Showcase of middle and high school students from Hawai‘i who completed a National History Day project in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi. Submissions were screened and selected by NMAI and APAC staff.
National History Day student Named for Ford’s Theatre Performance Showcase
A showcase of nine NHD student oratory performances aligned with the Ford’s Theatre mission. Student projects span the influence of President Abraham Lincoln’s leadership and legacy from the Civil War era to the Civil Rights Movement, with a focus on African American history and civic engagement.
SKT Education Group Launches “Hi! World Program” with Assistance from National History Day
Hi World! inspires students’ interest in local and global history, while developing necessary skills and aptitudes across all core academic subjects.
Statement from National History Day Executive Director Cathy Gorn on Teaching History in America
Change is impossible without challenge, and progress cannot be made without perspective. We must trust our teachers to foster the critical thinking and research skills necessary for students to grapple with the many undercurrents of the diverse and difficult aspects of our history.
Winners of the 2021 National History Day National Contest
More than 400 historians and education professionals served as judges for middle and high school student’s research projects. As with all other aspects of the contest this year, the judging was conducted remotely online. More than 100 students from across the country will receive cash prizes between $500 and $2,000, each, for superior work in specific judging categories.
Students and Teachers Are Dialed in for National History Day 2021
The NHD 2021 theme is Communication in History: The Key to Understanding, and as students and teachers across the country continue to utilize modern communication technologies to conduct remote, in-person, and hybrid classes, National History Day will host its annual celebration of the country’s most impressive secondary students of history in a virtual competition for the second year in a row.
Executive Director Cathy Gorn Featured in Podcast
National History Day’s Executive Director, Cathy Gorn, spoke with Great.com about improving the teaching and learning of history in middle and high schools in the USA, and how research projects allow children to be creative and independent thinkers.
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