National History Day News & Updates
Graduate courses for educators!
We still have space in our Creating Exhibits to Facilitate Historical Thinking Skills course. The course will run from October 3 - November 14. Teachers can earn 30 professional development hours or one graduate credit. The registration deadline is Friday, September 16.

We'll be announcing our spring and summer schedule in October - stay tuned!
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Applications are due tomorrow! 

In summer 2017, 18 teachers will study World War II in the Pacific by traveling to San Francisco, Honolulu, and Manila. During the journey teachers will develop new materials for the free educational resource, 

Materials and most travel fees are covered for all accepted teachers! 

Application deadline - September 2, 2016.
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Get Ready for NHD2017!
Taking a Stand in History

The 2016-2017 NHD theme is Taking a Stand in History. The new theme book is online and full of ideas for the coming contest year. Join our annual theme webinar on Wednesday, September 7 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT. The webinar is free, but registration is required.
Taking A Stand In History
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NoodleTools and NHD

​Looking to help your students organize their research and develop their annotated bibliographies? NHD teachers can sign their students up for free access to NoodleTools for their NHD 2017 projects. Want to learn more about NoodleTools? Click here to sign up for one of their webinars. Missed a webinar? Not a problem - they are archived here.
The United States World War One Centennial Commission Newsletter
The United States World War One Centennial Commission and the National World War I Museum & Memorial have come together with partners, including the Department of Education, the Library of Congress, the National Archives, HISTORY®, and the American Battle Monuments Commission, to pool their education resources about World War I into a bi-monthly education e-newsletter and an easy-to-navigate online collection.
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Looking for topic ideas for Taking a Stand in History? Check out this new online resource from our friends at EDSITEment! Are your students crazy about Alexander Hamilton? Check out this new resource on how Hamilton took a stand in history!
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