2017 NHD Theme Taking a Stand in History
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2017 NHD Theme Taking a Stand in History

Getting Started with National History Day

Get your students started on National History Day by taking our online course, Getting Started with National History Day. This course will

  • - Inspire new teachers to try the NHD program
  • - Engage teachers in active learning through activities
  • - Provide resources for implementing NHD in the classroom
  • - Demonstrate how the Common Core State Standards and National History Day are a perfect match!

Visit the National History Day site to see sample projects, register for graduate courses, and find additional teacher resources. Look at the theme book to learn about this year's theme, Conflict & Compromise and to get ideas for project topics.

Getting Started with NHD (online course) -- will be updated soon! »

Contact Ellen to plan a workshop in your area »

2018 NHD Theme Book: Conflict & Compromise »

2018 Theme Narrative & Sample Topics »

In Depth with Google Hangouts

Join us for a series of in-depth webinars, presented by New Mexico professionals for History Day students and teachers. Each webinar will be recorded and shared on our YouTube channel. Each webinar will air on YouTube live at 3:45 on the date specified.

August 17: Exploring the Theme (watch recording on YouTube)

August 31: Adapting NHD for the Classroom 

September 14: TBA

September 28: Using Historic Photos as Primary Sources (Daniel Kosharek, Palace of the Governors)

October 12: Ask Me Anything (NHD Deputy Director Kim Fortney)

October 25: Conflict and Compromise in New Mexico (Assistant State Historian Rob Martinez)

November 8: New Places to Look for Primary Sources from (Rick Hendricks, State Historian)

December 7: TBA

January 18: Fun with Bibliographies!

February 16: Preparing for the Contest

To participate, you will need a browser with speakers, capable of playing video.

 

Past webinars (recordings available on YouTube)

Planning Your Year 

Choosing Categories and Topics

Developing a Thesis 

Using New Mexico Digital Archives

Ask a Website Expert

Ask a Performance Expert

Ask a Documentary Expert

Ask the Exhibit Experts

Preparing for the Contest

Echoes and Reflections: Using ADL Materials for NHD

NMHC YouTube Channel »

NHD Step by Step

Click the links to navigate to a page with a recorded webinar and downloadable resources for the classroom.

Planning an NHD Year »

Exploring the Theme »

Choosing a Topic »

Writing a NHD Thesis Statement »

Doing NHD Research »

Teacher Workshops

We will be scheduling several hands on workshops are scheduled around New Mexico throughout the season. If you want a workshop in your area, please contact Ellen Dornan.

Las Cruces

Sunday August 27 1 - 4 pm

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

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Farmington: One on One classroom work September 11 - 12

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Albuquerque

Saturday September 23 1-4 pm

New Mexico Humanities Council

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These workshops will help teachers at all levels to adapt and implement the National History Day program. 

Seeking to understand
who we are,
who we were
and who we aspire to be.

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