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Celebrate and Learn at President Grant’s 198th Birthday Celebration

Bring your class for a “monumental” observance of the great man’s birthday! Join a park ranger and learn more about the largest mausoleum in North America, and the life of the 18th President and Civil War General, Ulysses S. Grant.

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Register for the Teaching Current Issues & Events with Civics For All & Facing History Professional Learning Session!

Join us at the National Archives to learn more about the tools and best practices for teaching Current Issues & Events with the Civics for All team and Facing History and Ourselves.

Explore – Race and the U.S. Census: 1880–2020: Curriculum Workshop

How have the ways in which the U.S government counts and tracks individuals, including racial categories, changed over time? This excerpt from the Voices of Mixed Heritage curriculum includes Census questionnaires from 1880, 1970, and 2010, as well as oral excerpts, written documents, and graphic information.

Teaching the Holocaust through Memoir

This one-day workshop prepares teachers to interweave a literary analysis of Elie Wiesel’s powerful and poignant memoir “Night” with an exploration of the relevant historical context underlying Wiesel’s experience.

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Field Trip Transportation Funding Available to NYC Cultural and Historic Sites

The National Park Foundation has awarded a limited amount of grant funding to provide transportation for local educators and their students visiting National Park Service units in the NYC area until August 2020.

Eternal Youth: Science and Fantasy with Allen M. Spiegel (CTLE credits given)

Teachers will explore with renowned scientist-physician Allen M. Spiegel scientific advances in our understanding of the aging process and some of the myths and charlatans espousing eternal youth.

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