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#Sacrifice4Freedom Twitter Contest

WASHINGTON, D.C. - National History Day (NHD) announced today the #Sacrifice4Freedom Twitter Contest. This contest is an opportunity for middle and high school students enrolled in 6th - 12th grade to earn prizes while recognizing and honoring our nation's heroes between Memorial Day and D-Day. [Click here to read more]


National History Day Graducate Course Available!


WASHINGTON, D.C. - National History Day (NHD) announced this morning that it will offer an online graducate course, Introduction to Project-Based Learning Using the National History Day Curriculum Framework, in September, 2014. [Click here to read more]


Behring Teacher Ambassadors Announced!


WASHINGTON, D.C. - National History Day (NHD) announced this morning the 36 teachers selected as Behring Teacher Ambassadors. Local teacher Daniel Marsh from Columbus North High School was the teacher selected to represent Indiana. [Click here to read more]


Defining Leadership and Legacy as a Young Person Today


WASHINGTON, D.C. - Each year over 500,000 students around the world participate in National History Day (NHD), a year-long academic program that engages young people in advanced history research projects that align with an annual theme. Prior to the start of contests, students are encouraged to submit essays that help define the annual theme for their peers. This year the essays of two high school seniors were selected to represent the annual theme and provide the basis for depicting the 2015 Leadership and Legacy Contest Theme. [Clcik here to read more]


Students Hangout with Filmmakers, Curators, Writers, and Web Developers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National History Day (NHD) is presenting a new online learning series for the over 600,000 students who enter the NHD contest each year. Students from across the country will develop original, historical research performances, websites, documentaries, exhibits, and papers to present at affiliate local and state contests, where they will have the opportunity to advance to the national contest in June. To assist them in their craft, NHD is hosting a series of Google Hangouts. [Click here to read more]



15 Students and Teachers Selected to Walk in the Footsteps of the Fallen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National History Day (NHD) announces this week the students and their teachers from 14 states and South Korea selected to participate in the 2014 Albert H. Small Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Student and Teacher Institute. This program will immerse selected students and teachers from Missouri, Arizona, Washington, Iowa, Ohio, South Korea, Tennessee, Virginia, California, Massachusetts, Florida, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Colorado, and Arkansas in the history of the Normandy Landings, and the soldiers who gave their lives. [Click here to read more]