National History Day

National History Day going virtual for 2021

The Kentucky Historical Society is prepared to help teachers and students participate in National History Day in Kentucky (NHDKy) for 2021. The theme for this year’s projects and contests is “Communication in History: The Key to Understanding.”

By |2020-12-03T13:07:25-05:00December 3, 2020|

History education conference registration open

Registration is open for the Kentucky Historical Society’s (KHS) 2019 Kentucky History Education Conference and related events for K-12 educators July 17-19 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

By |2019-06-06T09:14:44-04:00June 6, 2019|

Judges needed for National History Day competitions

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking judges for its National History Day in Kentucky regional and state contests. Regional contests will take place March 3-24 at five colleges and universities across the state, and the state contest will be April 21 in Lexington.

By |2020-09-22T11:29:53-04:00January 11, 2018|

Judges needed for National History Day competitions

The Kentucky Historical Society is seeking judges for its National History Day in Kentucky regional and state contests. Regional contests are taking place through March 31 at seven colleges and universities across the state, and the state contest will be April 22 in Lexington. Judges will review projects on a variety of topics. Participants can choose to present their research [...]

By |2017-03-16T08:34:16-04:00March 16, 2017|

Teachers invited to learn about National History Day program

Teachers are invited to watch a webinar on engaging their students in history through National History Day at 7 p.m. ET Sept. 7. The National History Day program cultivates student interest in a variety of topics, helps students develop research and critical thinking skills, helps them become experts in a topic they are passionate about and boosts their confidence in [...]

By |2016-08-31T09:06:25-04:00September 1, 2016|

Two Fayette students win in National History Day Contest

Two Fayette County students won their divisions in the 2016 National History Day Contest during the June 12-16 national conference at College Park, Md., with each earning the title National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar. They emerged from nearly 3,000 students who presented their work in this year’s competition themed “Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History.” Amir Abou-Jaoude, who graduated in [...]

By |2016-06-29T14:57:02-04:00June 30, 2016|

Students can prepare projects for National History Day in Kentucky

National History Day in Kentucky (NHDKy), the state affiliate of National History Day, gives students the opportunity to explore the past in a creative, hands-on way. NHDKy challenges students in grades 4-12 to think like historians. Students choose their own topics and conduct their own research to produce a documentary, exhibit, paper, performance or website, becoming experts on a topic [...]

By |2019-03-13T15:08:00-04:00November 5, 2015|

Submit proposals for history education conference

A call for proposals has been issued for educator presentations at the Kentucky History Education Conference, which will be held July 9 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort. The theme of the conference is “Exploration, Encounter and Exchange in History,” which is based around the 2015-16 National History Day theme. Teachers who may have innovative [...]

By |2015-01-21T16:04:21-05:00January 22, 2015|

Judges needed for National History Day contests

The Kentucky Historical Society is seeking judges for its regional and statewide National History Day in Kentucky contests. Nearly 3,000 students participate in the program each year, competing for the opportunity to attend state and national contests by conducting original primary source research on a topic of their choosing that supports an annual theme. Judges will review projects on a [...]

By |2020-09-23T12:43:44-04:00January 22, 2015|
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