Educator Resources

Distance Learning Programs

Visit the National Archives without leaving your school or home! We offer free distance learning opportunities for students and educators.


New Summer & Fall Online Student Programs

Check out our new schedule of programs!

Join us online for interactive learning programs! In partnership with the Presidential Primary Sources Project, we’re offering programs for students in grades K-12. We also have webinars for educators looking for professional development.

You can access recordings of past programs from the Presidential Primary Sources Project on YouTube.


K–12 Distance Learning Programs by Request

Students in a distance learning program

Our standards-based, interactive programs feature historical documents, photographs, maps, posters, and other primary sources.


Educator Professional Development Webinars

Join the National Archives for free professional development webinars that highlight primary source documents and classroom resources.


    National History Day Google Hangouts and Webinars

    National History Day Students, Teachers and Parents – Join us for NHD workshops to learn about:

    • resources for projects and primary source research from the National Archives and our partner organizations,
    • the theme and categories,
    • using primary and secondary sources effectively, and
    • teaching tools for NHD.

    We also offer help and training in person at our DC, regional, and Presidential Library locations. Explore all of our resources on our National History Day pages,, and our Education Updates blog.