History Day Workshops

History Day Virtual Kickoff Meeting

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 4:00 PM: In this session, open to educators, parents, and students, learn about the annual theme, Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successess, Failures, Consequences, potential topics and resources, how to get started on research, and important dates and events for the 2022 contest year. This free program  runs about an hour with time for Q&A. To register, contact ndstudies@nd.gov.  Interested in this session but can't make this particular time and date? Ask us about requesting a session on demand.


History Day 101

Available On Demand: History Day 101 is a great entry point for educators new to the program. Learn about the fundamentals and framework of the History Day program, implementation strategies, support resources, program benefits, how contests work, and see sample projects. History Day staff can visit your school either in-person or virtually to introduce the National History Day in North Dakota program to your fellow educators and/or students. Invite us to speak at a teacher in-service day, meet with your PLC, or participate in other professional development opportunities. Contact ndstudies@nd.gov to schedule a free session. 


Advanced Topics

Available On Demand: Topics for advanced teacher workshops vary but include curriculum planning, guiding students through research projects, analyzing primary and secondary sources, evaluating web sources, running school and regional contests, and other special topics determined annually. Category specific topics include a focus on papers, exhibits, performances, documentaries, and websites. Contact ndstudies@nd.gov to schedule a free session. 


Additional Resources

Classroom Visits: History Day staff can visit your classroom either in person or online to introduce the National History Day in North Dakota program to your students.

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National History Day Workshops: Workshops and other professional development opportunities are also available online and in-person directly through the National History Day program

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