History & Civic Learning
The MHS is dedicated to strengthening K-12 education in Massachusetts and beyond by providing ever-expanding access to our unparalleled collections. We serve teachers and students through three main educational initiatives: National History Day in Massachusetts (NHD), teacher professional development, and robust online resources.
The MHS plays a pivotal role in addressing challenges currently facing the education sector like the need for more expansive teacher training and more equitable civic learning opportunities for students.
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Explore high-quality, vetted primary source sets and teaching materials organized by topic, time period, and grade span.
National History Day is a vetted, proven program that prepares students for college, career, and active citizenship. Learn more.
The MHS offers teacher training that harnesses the content knowledge of scholars and curriculum experts and emphasizes primary source exploration and peer-to-peer collaboration.
The MHS provides engaging, inquiry-based programs for students that make history meaningful and relevant.
The MHS offers educational fellowships that provide teachers and students with the opportunity to conduct intensive research in our collections.