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National History Day, NHD | Wisconsin Historical Society

National History Day - Teachers Toolkit

  • Get the contest rules, an introductory student guidebook, a teacher's handbook, theme information, and project ideas.


Welcome to Teacher Toolkit

NHD can be as challenging to implement as it is rewarding for the students to complete. Students will be working on many different topics and navigating primary and secondary resource repositories. No one person can be an expert on them all. Remember to reach out to us. We can connect teachers or provide advice.

This toolkit will continually be updated. If you had something that worked really well in your classroom and you are willing to share— please email us at



Come visit the Wisconsin Historical Society and learn how to research topics for your NHD project! Follow the Field Trip Guide for the best experience.

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