NHD Teacher Resources

Find resources to help implement National History Day® in your classroom! This section contains classroom resources, links to research sites to help students get started, as well as resources to help teachers bring primary sources into their classroom every day. National History Day® has teaching resources for U.S. and world history classrooms, including our World War I resource book, Understand Sacrifice program, and the Making History Series



Students learn:

  • Critical thinking
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Research and reading skills
  • Self-esteem and confidence


“History Day has been the vehicle that creates an understanding and appreciation of history while developing the necessary 21st-century tools, skills and aptitudes for my diverse student population.”

‑Martin Marrin, Teacher


Teacher Links