The Tennessee State Library and Archives offers regular content-based, primary source workshops for educators. If you would like to have the Library & Archives provide professional development for educators in your community, please contact Kelly Wilkerson at 615-253-3469 or by email at Kelly.Wilkerson@tn.gov.
Research Open House for National History Day students
Where? Tennessee State Library & Archives, 403 7th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37243
What? Join us at the Tennessee State Library & Archives for a NHD research open house! We'll have extra archivists and librarians available and ready to work with NHD students to conduct primary source and secondary source research for your projects. Click here for a promotional flyer for this event.
How? A research open house means students can arrive and leave when you like! Once you sign up, our staff will work with you to pre-identify collections in which you may wish to research on December 1st.
What to bring? A notepad and pencils OR tablet/laptop on which to take notes, a flash drive for scanning materials, and some change for the copy machine.
Sign up: To participate in this research day, please email Kelly.Wilkerson@tn.gov with your name, project category, and your NHD topic. Please sign up by November 28th!
Special Note: The Tennessee State Library and Archives has great material for students working on topics in Tennessee and American history. If you are working on a world history topic, please email Kelly.Wilkerson@tn.gov to see if we have research materials available for that topic.
2018-2019 Tennessee State Library & Archives Educator workshop series
Workshop Description: Join the TSLA Education Outreach team for this primary source workshop. Designed for Tennessee educators teaching topics such as:
Sectional differences between the North and South, 1800-1850
Second Great Awakening
Early Women's Suffrage
Standards covered in this workshop include (from standards updated 2017): 4.25; 4.26; 8.41; 8.42; 8.43; AAH.09; TN.15; TN.25; TN.26
Lunch and six professional development hours provided.
When & Where: Dates and locations are listed below.
Workshop Time: 9:00-3:00
Questions? Call 615-253-3469 or email Kelly.Wilkerson@tn.gov.