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Introduction to NHD and NHDMO. Used for staff/volunteer orientation, but suitable for a general introduction to all audiences. Script is separate.

Introduction to NHD and NHDMO. Used for staff/volunteer orientation, but suitable for a general introduction to all audiences. Script is separate.

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    • National History Day in Missouri: An Introduction
    • National History Day in Missouri
    • What is National History Day?
      • A nationally acclaimed, year-long history education program
      • Begun in 1974 in Cleveland, Ohio
      • Became national in 1980
      • 49 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, and U.S. Department of Defense Schools currently participate
    • What is National History Day?
      • The oldest humanities program for teenagers in the U.S.
      • Designed to reform and invigorate the teaching and learning of history
    • What do teens get from participating?
      • Demonstrate an understanding of history
      • Develop and use critical thinking skills
      • Learn to place historical events in their proper context
      • Demonstrate the significance of historical events
      • Develop strong research skills
      • Improve vocabulary, reading, and writing proficiency
      • Bolster personal skills
      • Develop stronger interpersonal skills
      • Apply for Special Prizes
    • What kind of teens participate?
      • rural, urban, and suburban
      • public, private, parochial, and home school
      • bright and intellectually challenged
    • What do teachers get out of participating?
      • Curricular aids
      • Informational workshops and training
      • Fits into state and federal standards
      • Expands classroom
      • Apply for Educator Awards
    • How does it work?
      • National theme
      • Topic selection
      • Exploring and narrowing topic
      • Research—primary and secondary sources
      • Analysis!
      • Choosing presentation format and creating entry
      • Regional, state, national contests
    • National History Day in Missouri
      • Part of National History Day since 1980
      • Since 1989, sponsored by The State Historical Society of Missouri and the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia at the University of Missouri
    • In 2008…
      • Over 2000 Missouri students participated
      • 545 advanced to state contest
      • 77 students won awards
      • 17 students won special prizes
    • In 2008…
      • 52 students represented Missouri at Nationals
      • Three entries—four students—won medals!
      • Six entries—ten students—advanced to the finals round
      • 23 out of 31 entries placed in the top half of all national participants
      • Go Missouri!
    • How Projects Are Judged
      • See Contest Rule Book—precise and specific rules for each category
      • Historical Quality—60%
      • Relation to Theme—20%
      • Clarity of Presentation—20%
    • NATIONAL HISTORY DAY IN MISSOURI 23 ELLIS LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI COLUMBIA, MO 65202 573-882-0189 HTTP://WHMC.UMSYSTEM.EDU/NHD/NHDMAIN.HTML HTTP://WWW.NHD.ORG National History Day…It’s not just a day, it’s an experience! Deborah L. Luchenbill State Coordinator [email_address]