National History Day
South Plains Regional Competition
Road Map to Implementing the National History Day Competition on Your Campus
This form will provide the regional coordinators with your information so they can stay in touch with you and your progress throughout the school year.
Agenda for the Day
9:00-9:10 Welcome and Fill Out Google Form for Contact Information
9:15-10:15 National History Day- Basic Information for Contest
10:25-11:00 Scavenger Hunt- Goose Chase App
11:00-11:30 Tips and Tricks for Implementation and Q&A
1:00-2:00 Primary Sources
2:00-2:30 Andy Wilkinson Performance
2:30-3:00 Bruce Cammack- Southwest Collections
2:30-3:30 Timeline for Completion and Implementation Activities
3:30-3:45 Wrap Up/ Evaluations
This website will help you navigate throuh this process for you and your students to be successful in participating in National History Day.
As we go throughout the day, if you have an observation, questions, feedback, and ideas- please share them on the Padlet. Click here to get started!
1. Download the Goose Chase iPhone or Android app. (The GooseChase App has already been downloaded to the green iPads.)
2. Join the game by searching for “Implementing NHD- Workshop” from within the app (click the search button and enter the game.
3. Start completing missions when the game is started.
Prizes will be awarded to the participants with the MOST points.
Click here to access the instructions on how to create your own scavenger hunts for your students to learn the rules of National History Day and their categories!
Jason Harris- Texas State Historical Association
Performance by Andy Wilkinson
Resources from Southwest Collections
Resources from the National Ranching Heritage Center
- Clothing Closet
- Burk Burnett Library
- Historians/ Curators
- Primary Source Documents (Ranching History)
- Historical Buildings
The National Ranching Heritage Center will also be giving a Ranching History Award to a project that relates to ranching. The winner will receive a plaque and cash prize!
Please contact Julie Hodges for more information.
Timeline and Implementation
Click here to get access to suggested timelines for competing in each category of National History Day, and an overall timeline for participation.
International Culture Center